Item 13: Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1920

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MEMORANDA

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JANUARY, 1920.

Thursday 1

Dull cold day. Sapless day at office. Took Mr A's article to Times & bought stockings for Mrs Robins' relatives at Nicholson's. Phil Meggitt came to stay at Harley Road. Place in uproar owing to intermittent visitations of decorators.

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Friday 2

Frosty clear morning, but soon fogged up. Phil went down with me & later we had lunch at Minerva Nothing to do in office so read A. Pearson's "Victory over Blindness". Got a lot of letters from Australia. Also got a chill.

Saturday 3

Dull Drizzly foggy day. Bad cold & shivers. Went ot bed after dinner & stayed there. Read Melba biography

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Sunday 4

Slashes of sunshine. Stayed in bed all day & fed on quinine. Phill stayed in too during afternoon. Tried to sleep but conditions not favourable.

Monday 5

Stayed in bed all day. Dull cold day. Phill rang up office for me. Ethel very croaky

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Tuesday 6

Crawled out to office. Dull day. In lunch hour went to P. Robinson's & bought mintpink & black check. Phill went to boarding house as H. N. was expected but did not come. Miserable grey day.

Wednesday 7

H.N. & Alister stayed night on way to Switzerland. I was ill & feverish. House in rumpus owing to decorators. I slept in Ethel's room

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