14th May 1942
Got away this morning at 6.15, and trotted past
a few minutes after 7. It was a lovely morning, the ground heavy with dew and the air full of the sound of cuckoos. The Hythe Church Church projected out of the mist like a lighthouse at sea. There were lots of horses at the Hythe, Moy’s, Co-op, and Youngs, all going out to work. Little Robin, at the end of an eight mile run, trotted up the hill as if it was level ground. tower of Dedham
I went up to the Castle and had a wash, and then breakfast. This afternoon slipped out for an hour and had tea at home.
This evening I went to the Regal with Joanna to see “Hatter’s Castle”, a remarkably fine film which I much enjoyed. I then caught the 7.30 train to Manningtree, and walked back to the Mill through
. Bed at 10. Lawford Park