July, 1926, Friday 16

I only stay for 8 Mass now, and don’t stay for the Mission sermon, as otherwise I would have no time for study. As I was working in the garden this morning, I heard the poor pigs squealing in the bacon factory all the time….

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July, 1926, Tuesday 27

To-day the two women that had the stall during the mission packed up and went. One of them, and she did scarcely any trade, was so kind as to give Lil two medals and two little statues for Mám and I. It shows how really…

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September, 1926, Saturday 4

The end of my holiday work! For I am going to rest completely to-morrow and Monday. The school did badly in the exams, because there is only an adv[ert] in the paper of the school’s opening, no list of exhibitions, honours or prizes. At 8…

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