May, 1926, Friday 21

Dr. Scannell is very charming in the way he illustrates the interesting sidelights he shows us by singing or imitation. To-day he sang for us one of the old Jacobite ballads, in which every second line was Irish, and the other English, the sense continuing…

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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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