- Granddaughter Alice and her boyfriend Tom
We drove up to Leicester to see their chic little flat. Tom graduated a year ago and is now a policeman - we drove by his station - just walking distance from the flat.
Alice graduated last week and she now does a P.G.C.E to prepare her for teaching. She already does voluntary teaching and we saw the school in the same street as the flat.
I read Alice's dissertation :
Presentations of Masculinity in Postwar American Literature and Its Film Adaptations
It included 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,' 'East of Eden', and 'Streetcar named Desire.' so no hardship for me.
Leicester has quite a cosmopolitan feel and we had a pleasant lunch in a sunny square. Tea at the above was not perfect; I had to send back a rock hard dough nut.
'Can I get you anything else?
' Just a fresh doughnut please.'
'Oh that's the only one we've got.'
Alice, Jenny (Alice's Mum) and I shopped for Britain including some incredible shoes for A's graduation day then J and I drove back to Herts. Exhausted but happy.