August 6, 1938
The Duke of Sutherland opens the games. She attempts to pay attention, but didn’t sleep well last night. She stifles a yawn. In contrast, J. is listening with rapt attention. Which isn’t surprising — he is 1/4 Scottish. His maternal grandfather.
She hasn’t told him the full story of her ancestry, and wonders if she ever will.
[Sidenote: Image (altered) original source: COV CVA 91-388. Photographer: Stuart Thomson. Born born in Hampstead, England, in 1881. Professional photographer. Felled by a heart attack in 1960. ]