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Tuesday, 28 May 2013
I was forty-three yesterday.
Last week at the Gaiety, Manchester, "Cupid and Commonsense" played to £202 11s. It was the week of the King's funeral, and there were five evening performances and a matinee.
See also, 'Cupid and Commonsense' - August 30th. http://earnoldbennett.blogspot.co.uk/2012/08/cupid-and-commonsense.html
Yesterday I had more success in finding ideas for the last part of "Clayhanger" but I had no success in drawing. I seemed to spend all afternoon in merely arranging still-life objects, and I couldn't decide on any of them. But on Thursday night I did a pretty fair study of Marguerite. I couldn't read anything, except newspapers. I couldn't answer any arrears of correspondence. And after doing nothing all day I was so tired I had to go to bed at 9.15.