Diary sub-note: 1745. Dean Swift died Knitted all afternoon. Started one sleeve of my jumper. Had letters from Mummie & Tish & daddie’s new book arrived.
Diary sub-note: 19th [Sunday] after Trinity. S. Luke 1931. Thomas A Edison, inventor, died Went to church. There was hardly anyone there. Finnished [sic] the other side of my jumper. New girls came – American. Wrote to Julie, Joy Edwards, Joy & Miss Brown.
Diary sub-note: 1918. Recapture of Lille, Ostend and Douai S.R. 6.27, S.S. 5.3 Had drawing 1st & 2nd lessons instead of after break. Went to the town & I bought some wool for a jumper. Went to an Operette called “Veronique” [sic] in the evening. It was marvellous. Got back to school at 12. o.clock.Continue reading “October 17th 1936”
Diary sub-note: 1793. Marie-Antoinette executed Went riding. Miss Ward was there. The others had a history exam but I had prep instead. Went on with my jumper. Coppied [sic] out directions for another jumper.
Diary sub-note: 1915. Britain declared war on BulgariaNew Moon, 10.20 a.m. Went to a little village on the top of a mountain. The village was Monnetier, in France. Went to bed early because I was tired. Bought a French Peasant doll at Monnetier.
Diary sub-note: Michaelmas Fire Insurance ceases1066. Battle of Hastings Had a horrid music lesson. Went there alone. Mlle Groslin fetched me. Played games after dinner.
Diary sub-note: 1815. Murat, King of Naples, executed Said my poetry well for the first time. Had letters from Mummie & Joy. Went to the Carlton Parc Hotel for tennis.
Diary sub-note: Michaelmas Law Sittings begin1915. Execution of Nurse Cavell Went for a walk with Mlle Pâsch & the little ones. Started “The last days of Pompii” [sic] & finished the first front side of my knitting.
Diary sub-note: 18th [Sunday] after Trinity1797. Battle of Camperdown Joan’s birthday. Went to church in the car. Wrote to Mummie, Daddie, Angela, Joy & sent a poem off to the Monitor. Mlle gave me an English book to read. Knitted a lot.
Diary sub-note: 723. Battle of Tours S.R. 6.14, S.S. 5.19 Susan’s birthday. She is 19. Went to shop in the town & then to the news cinema. Had a letter from Daddie. Listened to the wireless after dinner. Diary footnote, accompanying a photograph of a Pointer: THE POINTER. A gun-dog of the good old fashionedContinue reading “October 10th 1936”