Rosemary Sutcliff’s diary entry for May 10th 1988. Covers May Tree or hawthorn.
April 23rd Saturday. The most lovely day. Joan and I wearing our red roses for St George went for a run
(Posted again, original two years ago; comments kept) April 20th Wednesday. Jane arrived at 10.30 and we set off. A lovely
… Everything in the garden bursting while you look at it … Source: Rosemary Sutcliff’s personal diary, March 1992
Rosemary Sutcliff always remarked on June 23rd, Midsummer’s Eve, in her diary. She called it her official birthday (I cannot