Diary

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Comprises references to his writing: Saturday Night Sing Song, Nails Into The Wood, Hunters and Hunted, The Stone and the Rose, God’s Fool (play originally called The Next Best Thing), More Guts Than Sense, a radio feature called Tea, Talk and Death, and a 3 minute radio broadcast written and presented by Berry called Welsh Good Taste. References also to meetings and correspondence with Aled Vaughan at BBC Wales, Gwyn Thomas, Vernon Watkins (on whom Berry has written an article) and Kingsley Amis; interviewing Pennar Davies; writing critiques of plays by Harry Green; reporting on football matches for the local paper and giving radio broadcasts from Cardiff and Swansea. Also mention of his financial situation, receiving benefits from the National Assistance Board and visits to the Labour Exchange, family life and children, the birth of his son Thomas Conrad, reviews of his novel Hunters and Hunted, his reading and his health.

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