July 15 Friday

Lighting big log fires in the bedrooms, airing mattresses, sheets, blankets. Found the bat hanging on a stair.[RG]
Dull day. Visits from clock maker & butcher.[RG]
In the afternoon A & Beryl came & we shifted furniture & pictures back into the attic.
Got a grey kitten: tentatively called Shadow.[RG]
Very tired indeed.
Anita & Juan came at night and Juanita, with stores and fruit.
We began a custom of 7¼ at night, and another of a stock pot for soup.

Hands Referenced

    • Annotation: ink correction
    • Character: regular
    • Ink: black

People Mentioned

  • Juan

    Vives, Juan
    The Doctor's brother. Married to Gelat's daughter. Lived in Rennes, France. WG
  • Anita

    Ana, Anita
    Marroig. Gelat's daughter, married to Juan Vives the Doctor's brother. Live in Rennes, France. WG
  • Alan

    Hodge, Alan
    Oxford history graduate. Became close friends with LR & RG. First husband of Beryl Graves. CP & WG
  • Beryl

    Pritchard, Beryl
    daughter of Harry and Amy Pritchard, R.G.'s second wife. Formerly married to Alan Hodge. Robert and Beryl had four children: William, Lucia, Juan and Tomas. eds
  • Juanita

    Vives, Juanita
    Juan and Anita Ana's daughter WG
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.