January, 1927, Wednesday 5

Bought a fine new over-coat, and a long trousers for school-wear for myself. Had lunch at Neesons’, ((Geraldine Neeson née O´Sullivan (1895-1980), pianist (who had studied with Tilly Fleischmann), actress, singing teacher, music critic; her husband Seán Neeson (1891-1964) a singer who was born in…

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January, 1927, Sunday 16

[Written by mistake under Sunday 23] The first of the proscription lists! Finished up the hols with a pleasant ‘grub-and-wireless’ party at Prof. Sullivan’s and a riotous night at the second part of ‘Les Misérables’ – The Barricades – with Ivor and Joe in which…

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April, 1927, Sunday 24

Sunday 24 ((April 24 was Fleischmann senior’s 47th birthday – maybe that was the occasion for the outing to Dunmanway.)) Had a fine week, and, what’s more important, swotted a lot. Have given up Carlyle as a bad job, and taken to Chesterton, also seems…

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