March, 1926, Monday 29

Did all my work this morning and practised piano. Pappie caught me trying to compose, and was swearing. He said I should learn something first, and stop this ‘dilettantisch’ business. He is really right, but I love fishing around, and seeing what I can make….

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May, 1926, Thursday 20

Yesterday Mrs. Horgan got a daughter, so Ivor and Joe will have a step-sister, and a step-brother now. ((The first Mrs Mary Horgan had three children: Ivor, Joe and Madoline; the second Mary Horgan had two: David and Jean.)) As I sit nearest to the…

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