December 27th 1935

“Went to France, Paris via Dover – Calais with Mrs Schlund. Met Pierre.” Peggy went to finishing school in Switzerland, so we thought her trip to Paris just after Christmas could have been a stop-off en route to her new term in January. We are assuming Mrs Schlund is Peggy’s chaperone. We don’t know whoContinue reading “December 27th 1935”

Introduction to the diary

Diaries used to contain scores of general information preceding the calendar. My mother says she used to carefully choose her diary for the year based on what the initial pages provided. As you can see in the photos, Peggy had a wealth of knowledge at her fingertips in her 1936 school-girls diary. Peggy filled inContinue reading “Introduction to the diary”