Jan 2 Monday

An idle day – I read some of Mungo Park's Travels1 and of Dr. Dunn's War the Infantry Knew2.
Beryl's hedgehog disturbed Leonie, in the next door attic, by scratching so she put it in the stable in the grandfather clock. It escaped in the night.

Editorial Notes

1 Travels in the interior districts of Africa by Mungo Park. London: J. Murray, 1816. eds.
2 The War the Infantry Knew, 1914-1919 by J.C. Dunn. London: P.S. King & Son Ltd., 1938, 1987. eds.

Hands Referenced

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
  • Leonie

    servant at La Chevrie eds.
  • Dr. Dunn

    Dunn, Dr.
    Regimental surgeon of the 2nd Royal Welch Fusiliers RPG 136; Captain James Dunn? eds.


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