Brittain, Vera, Diary, 15 March 1915

00000288-3.jpg
Description: 
Diary of Vera Brittain

Tabs

Case Study: 
From Youth to Experience: Vera Brittain’s Work for Peace in Two World Wars
Creator: 
Brittain, Vera
Source: 
diary
Date: 
15 March 1915
Collection/Fonds: 
Contributer: 
McMaster University Libraries
Rights: 
Vera Brittain estate; McMaster University has a non-exclusive licence to publish this document.

Identifier: 
00000288-3
Language: 
eng
Type: 
image
Format: 
jpg
Transcript: 

I could not let him go away without saying good-bye & that I would spend a day in London from here. He said he would let me know some address that would find him as soon as he knew himself. After all we were not able to arrange much, though he seemed to think he might get leave enough to say good-bye to me. I said I supposed he wanted me to say I was glad about what had happened but I was not even going to pretend to. He only laughed. Telephoning is very unsatisfactory & there was such a noise going on I could scarcely hear anything. However I went to mother who had just come in & Daddy & announced my intention of going to London to say goodbye. They demurred a little at first but gave in sooner than I expected, though Daddy did want to known afterwards from mother why I was “making such a fuss of that youth without a farthing to his name!”
Tuesday March 16th
I wrote to Roland early but can do nothing much till I hear from him. I wired to Edward ....