The last section of this page is a mystery. Here is the text: Record“Love“ This could mean so many things. Perhaps it was a record she wanted to acquire, after she wrote her initial list. Whatever the reason, I find it apt that the last word Peggy wrote in her diary was “Love”, since itContinue reading “Memoranda 3”
The next section of text on the Memoranda page looks like the words to a song or poem that Peggy wrote. I can’t find reference to them online, so they don’t appear to be existing lyrics. Like the top section, they are crossed out, possibly indicating that it was a draft that she has copiedContinue reading “Memoranda 2”
Peggy recorded her music practice (or lessons) here. Monday to Thursday she was scheduled at 6.10 in the music room (Monday’s time looks like 16.10, but appears to be boxed in, creating the ‘1’). She had a day off on Fridays, and then had another practice scheduled on Saturdays at 11.30.
Jan: 19th Thanne. (*Thun)A very old town in the canton of Bern. The army of horses of Switzerland are kept there. At Thun there is a very beautiful old castle high up above the town. From the castle there is a lovely view overlooking the town & the lake of Thun. The streets are narrowContinue reading “Switzerland Journal January 19th 1937”
The next page in the back of Peggy’s diary is for her subject marks. She has filled it in for January, February and March 1936 with asterisks beside each of the following subjects: Arithmetic, English, Geography, Repetition, Piano (x4), drawing (x3), Order and Dorm. Presumably the categories she has stars for are her best areas.
Peggy filled in the ‘School Timetable’ page of the diary for her Lent term at Luckley school. On Mondays she had Gospel, Gym, Geometry, Geography, French and Science. Tuesdays: Drawing, Grammar, French, Arithmetic, German and Handicraft (practice). Wednesdays: Literature, Gym, Algebra, Singing, History and Games – Riding. Thursdays: History, Geometry, German, Composition, O.T (office typing?)Continue reading “Luckley School Timetable”
Diary sub-note: 1384. John Wycliffe, reformer, died Had a picnic in the snow. Skied[sic] for nearly 6 hours. There was a fancy dress dance & I was a Gypsy. We had a lovely dinner & danced up to 1.30. Had cards & things from daddie.
Diary sub-note: 1660. Royal Society established Skated in the morning. Skied[sic] in the afternoon. Wrote to Bobby. Finished my book. There was an ice carnival & I played ice hockey. Went to bed at 11.15“Little Ham” came too.
Diary sub-note: 1809. Gladstone born Skied[sic] in the morning & skated in the afternoon. Had tea & baths. Played cards after dinner.
Diary sub-note: Innocents’ Day 1879. Accident at Tay Bridge Full Moon, 4.0 a.m. Skated all morning & all afternoon. Made friends with 2 little kids at the same hotel who were skating. Played with the little ones in the evening. Danced.