Father, Mother and Francis arrived
July 27th. Whist Drive at Miss Curwens house in Rathgar. I won the booby prize. All my own fault too. In the interval I’d been showing a friend a trick with the cards and had arranged them in a certain order and when I had finished I forgot to shuffle the cards, with the result that when the play recommenced I and my partner had two trumps between us and we lost every trick. I took a photos afterwards and Miss Curwen was very pleased with them and ordered quite a number.
July 28th. Went down to the Hiber[n]ian School at Malahide and enjoyed the outing and the welcome we received greatly.
July 31st. Father, Mother and Francis arrived, and next day George and Agnes landed. I had