October, 1927, Sunday 2

Was sent for by Dr. Scannell to hurriedly get my photo taken and appeared in ‘Examiner’ some time after with a scholarship-senior, Costigan. It was a hideous likeness, much to my mortification. Then he had the kindness to take us for a day and a…

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October, 1927, Sunday 9

A week of idleness and misery! Suddenly got the idea, one night when I could not sleep, that I was getting St. Vitus Dance, ((St. Vitus Dance, Sydenham’s Chorea, can accompany rheumatic fever in children, and involve convulsive movements and behavioural abnormalities.)) and immediately my…

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