23 May, 2006

23rd May, 1906. Elgar bored on a ship


Edward Elgar was returning, by ship from Cincinnati .....from his diary entries it doesn't look like the voyage of the century -


21st "Began to be wet & cooler - dreadfully bored - No shovel board & no one to talk to -"
22nd"Voyage all much the same. Took refuge in reading Monte Cristo & Vingt ans apr├Ęs -"
23rd"Rain fog etc etc
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24th"Fog all the time -"

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