Virginia Woolf in London - 31 May, 1928

from The diary of Virginia Woolf. Vol.3, 1925-30, page 186:

June weather. Still, bright, fresh...I walked Pinker to Grays Inn Gardens this afternoon, & saw - Red Lion Square: Morris'es house; thought of them on winter's evenings in the 50ties; thought we are just as interesting; saw the (street) Great Ormond St where a dead girl was found yesterday; saw & heard the Salvation Army making Xtianity gay for the people: a great deal of nudging & joking on the part of very unattractive men & women; making it lively, I suppose & yet, to be truthful, when I watch them I never laugh or criticise, but only feel how strange & …   more >>

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Virginia Woolf, and Anne Olivier Bell (ed.), The diary of Virginia Woolf. Vol.3, 1925-30 (Harmondsworth, 1982), p. 186. accessed: 15 April, 2024

location of experience: London


Virginia Woolf

Listening to

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Hymns by Salvation Army

Experience Information

Date/Time 31 May, 1928
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by Jo Reardon on Wed, 14 Oct 2015 14:05:12 +0100
Approved on Sat, 19 Dec 2015 17:44:53 +0000