Switzerland journal October 17th 1936

“Veronique.” An operetta written by Massager. Extremely pretty scenery and dresses. The singing was marvellous and so was the music. M. Jean Badès was in it. Chambésy. A very pretty little village in the suburbs of Geneva. Grapes grow on nearly every house there. The village main street is a hill, steep and very narrow.Continue reading “Switzerland journal October 17th 1936”

Switzerland journal October 15th 1936

Monnetier. A very pretty little village on the top of Salève, a mountain in France. There is a path up the mountain and it takes about 3/4 hours to climb up. It is very steep. There is a most wonderful view from the village. On one side is Geneva & the river Arve, lying farContinue reading “Switzerland journal October 15th 1936”

September 26th 1936

Diary sub-note: 1750. Admiral Collingwood bornS.R. 6.52, S.S.6.5 Had lessons in the morning. Went out to the town with Mlle Hartmann. Had tea at La Grande Passage. Went to watch the riding at the school we are going to ride at. Diary footnote, accompanying a photograph of a West Highland White Terrier: WEST HIGHLAND WHITEContinue reading “September 26th 1936”