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Wyndam Bolling Blanton diary, 4 August-19 September 1915

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pay him a visit down in the Latin Quarter where he is staying. One of my Oxford friends wants me to go by the university with him. I hurried home after work to find Nic. & see what he wanted to do. We decided against his wishes not to go down town to dinner, and to go to the Tuilleries concert at night. Later we found the concert was not held at night and Nic wanted to go to the moving pictures. I held that we might get two young ladies & sit in the Bois but he insisted that was cheep. After a heated conversation in which the propriety of motion pictures on Sunday night and the proper amusement for young ladies was elaborated discussed we ended in disagreement. He took a nurse to the picture show & I sat in the hospital garden where I was joined by two very agreeable Australians, one named Lane, the others name I have quiet forgotten. We talked of America of Australia & of England & South Africa. We talked of the war & the world policies of the nations & we talked of life in the various places of the world. They quiet agreed with me when I decried the fading home life in America and were quiet surprise to