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July 1st Friday. Wet and  miserable start to the month, but clearing up to a lovely afternoon later. G and J for tea.

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June 27th Monday. G and J watching Wimbledon.

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June 25th Saturday. Still can’t remember what did. Ah yes, of course. Jeremy H, very nice.

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June 20th Monday. Quite a day! Hazel W at mid-morning and scarcely had gone when Evelyn A arrived, and no sooner had Ray taken her off to Aldingbourne to her sisters-in-law than G and J appeared for tea. Am flat out with no work done at all.

 

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On June 18th Saturday a couple of people known to Rosemary Sutcliff visited ” … more or less separately . They’re beginning to bicker as they always do after a couple of days together, which is sad”.

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June 14th Tuesday. The most glorious sunny day for the start of Ascot week. M came for the afternoon, and I took her into the sitting room for tea and to watch the second part of it on TV. (Having taped the first part for watching after supper). Thought she would never go! Barny seems quite over his bad patch. Quiet and sleepy but no more so than he always is in hot weather.

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June 10th Friday. Geraldine looked in for tea – off to meet Juliet at Heathrow on Sunday.

Geraldine was a close friend and neighbour; Juliet her daughter who Rosemary had known from childhood.

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April 12th, Tuesday.
Muriel for tea. Otherwise can’t remember what did.

© Anthony Lawton 2012 

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April 5th Tuesday. Heather was going at mid morning but stayed 0n for lunch and was still here when SN, my Australian Nun arrived (last here 11 years ago but didn’t seem the in the least like that) & finally departed something after 6. Sheila in London for the day.

© Anthony Lawton 2012

Heather (Lawton) is my sister. Sheila was a long-standing friend and companion, who came to be with Rosemary for periods of time to keep house,  interspersed with Joan (Underwood). Companions like Sheila helped Rosemary – who had significant physically disabilities because of her childhood Still’s  disease – with daily living. They helped her get up in the morning, and go to bed. They would make morning breakfast and evening supper .

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