Diary sub-note: 1914. Naval victory in Heligoland Bight Moved on moorings to the other side of the river. There was a lovely picture of David at Athens in the paper. Had 2 bathes. Had a bath. Finished “The Brother of Daphne” & started “The Stolen March”.
Diary sub-note: 1708. Battle of OudenardeMoon: Last Quarter, 5.28 p.m.S.R. 4.56, S.S. 9.14 It rained & so we played ping-pong & bagatelle in the gym in the afternoon. I played with Julie. The junior team played St Mary’s convent & lost 9-0 matches. Diary footnote, accompanying a photograph of a Great Dane: THE GREAT DANE.Continue reading “July 11th 1936”
Diary sub-note: 1871. Auber, composer, died Read the whole of “Sanders of the River”. Miss Gurney looked after me from lunch time onwards. I got up for tea. Went back to bed at 6.30.
Diary sub-note: 1918. 4th [Sunday] after EasterVindictive sunk in Ostend Harbour I had sweets. Stayed in bed all day. Saw “Ewen” in the black & red car. Finished “The Dark Mile”.
Diary sub-note: Good Friday1814. Battle of Toulouse Went for a walk with Barbara & Mrs Windebank in the morning, and with mummie in the afternoon. Met Sir Archibald Cameron. Started a new book called “Caste”
Diary sub-note: 1661. Cardinal Mazarin, French statesman, died Started to draw a picture of David in his Garter Robes. Started to read another book by Ian Hay called “The First Hundred Thousand”. Went up into Miss Gurney’s Room & I went on with my drawing.