The Importance of Being Ernest
Mt. St. Mary’s,
Dear Mum & Dad,
I’ve run out of pad paper & it’s a bit far to go down the stairs & get a pad!
Enclosed is a programme of last night’s play; it went off very well.
Today I went with Hedley Aitken to visit one of his C.C.D. pupils. We went to the Laxon’s at Greenmeadows. Mr. Laxon has 7 race horses (2 of them raced yesterday, & he was training 2 more for Tuesday) so it was interesting watching.
Fr. Hickey has made a new rule that we have to get off the property at least once a week! So things are looking up. Also, we are permitted to spend only 2 afternoons a week on “outside” jobs. We thus are expected to “stop building our little private empires”, etc. etc. Note:- By “outside” jobs I simply mean outside work such as working on out sections!
Next Wednesday is the Feast of St. Peter Chanel so we will have a free day.
Tagg Rugby also begins on the same day & Fr. Hickey expects everyone to play at least twice a week.
Well, I must go now.