For award-winning, internationally-acclaimed author Rosemary Sutcliff (1920-92). By Anthony Lawton: godson, cousin & literary executor. Rosemary Sutcliff wrote historical fiction, children's literature and books, films, TV & radio, including The Eagle of the Ninth, Sword at Sunset, Song for a Dark Queen, The Mark of the Horse Lord, The Silver Branch, The Lantern Bearers, Dawn Wind, Blue Remembered Hills.
May 14th Saturday. Lovely day, we took Muriel out for a run, and had our tea on the green at the White Horse at Chilgrove. May everywhere, and the banks frothing with Queen Anne’s lace. Very hot and sultry. The cuckoo calling this evening.