Dec 8 Thursday

Then Beryl & I went to Rennes in Priour's car: running as a bus at 15 fr. [francs] each.
Bought Xmas [Christmas] presents: garnet & pearl pendant for Julie 250 fr, cigars for Juan, jar for Anita etc. Got myself lustre jug & blue mug for flowers, also étui1 & a chinese box total 73 fr. All women in bus but myself; & very nice to one another.
Beryl went to Dentist.

Editorial Notes

1a small case eds.

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Rennes

    Rennes, France
    where Gelat's daughter, Anita, and son-in-law, Juan Vives live; visited by RG and LR et al in 1938 eds.

People Mentioned

  • 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
  • Priour

    Priour, Monsieur
    a character associated with activities around La Chevrie: apparently he was proprietor of the local café (diary Nov. 26, 1938). eds.
  • Julie

    Matthews, Julie
    Tom Matthews' wife. WG
  • 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


    • Title: Dictionary [projected project; unfinished]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • Date: 1935