Switzerland Journal April 6th 1937

Monaco.Monaco is a town built on a Rock jutting out to sea. Although it is on the Riviera, it has (with Monte-Carlo) a Principality of its own. The Prince has his palace there. There is a cathederal[sic] & a museum at Monaco. The museum is Oceanographic & the biggest in the world of its kind,Continue reading “Switzerland Journal April 6th 1937”

Switzerland Journal April 5th 1937

Gourdon. Gourdon is a very small village built on the very top of a mountain. On three sides of it there are cliffs which descend into a valley – the valley of the river Loup. On the fourth side, the mountain descends in an escarpment. There is a road running up the mountain _ whichContinue reading “Switzerland Journal April 5th 1937”

January 12th 1936

Dairy sub-note: 1st [Sunday] after Epiphany1746. Pestalozzi, teacher, born Went to French & English service. Went to “Vielle D’armes” with Mrs Schlund & Pierre. Waited 3/4 hour in queue while it rained. Pierre went back to Saint Germain. Mrs Schlund helped me to pack my trunk. Took photos of Pierre. Veille d’armes was a 1935Continue reading “January 12th 1936”

January 2nd 1936

Diary sub-note: 18. Ovis and Livy died* Went skating. Saw Mrs Schlund’s friend. Saw “Boucles d’ore”** (Curly Top). Had letter from Anne Harrison & Mrs Miller. Wrote to Anne Harrison. *Ovid and Livy were famous Roman historians and poets. Ovid wrote the metamorphoses, which tells the story from the creation through to the death ofContinue reading “January 2nd 1936”