April, 1926, Saturday 3

Was at my stamps for most of the morning. Then tried to finish my composition for Mammie to-morrow, but had to give it up as a bad job. When I stick at a thing too long my brains run dry. Mammie was at the Doctor…

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April, 1926, Thursday 8

Spent all the day with the children in gathering corked bottles for buoys on the lake. After dinner I went up alone to do some work, but owing to the high wind, and the roughness of the lake, could do nothing. Mrs. MacDonnell went to…

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April, 1926, Friday 9

Went to Bandon in the car with Mr. MacDonnell, and stayed in the shop with him till dinner-time. In the meantime I counted the office money, answered telephone-calls; read ‘Progress’, a very interesting magazine, edited by the Lever Bros, complacent British soap-magnates whose dealing extends…

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September, 1926, Monday 6

The last day of my hols! Well, I cannot grumble for I had very happy ones, and worked quite well too. This is also the end of my novena to St Aloysius and of my Masses. Did some gardening and read about India in ‘Lands…

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