Virginia Woolf in Richmond - 20 July, 1919

from The diary of Virginia Woolf. Vol.1, 1915-1919, page 294:

Perhaps I will finish the account of the peace celebrations.  What herd animals we are after all! - even the most disillusioned.  At any rate, after sitting through the procession & peace bells unmoved, I began after dinner, to feel that if something was going on, perhaps one had better be in it.  I routed up poor L. & threw away my Walpole.  First lighting a row of glass lamps, & seeing that the rain was stopped, we went out just before ten.  Explosions had for some time promised fireworks.  The doors of the public house were open, & the room …   more >>

cite as

Virginia Woolf, and Anne Olivier Bell (ed.), The diary of Virginia Woolf. Vol.1, 1915-1919, volume 1 (Harmondsworth, 1979), p. 294. accessed: 1 March, 2024

location of experience: Richmond


Virginia Woolf

Experience Information

Date/Time 20 July, 1919
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by Jo Reardon on Fri, 09 Oct 2015 12:57:30 +0100
Approved on Sat, 19 Dec 2015 16:02:14 +0000