Ray [Strachey] to Pippa [Philippa Strachey]

Scope and Content

Gives news of the family, Dorothy away looking after 'Vincent'; Simon Bussy and Oliver with her; and Quentin Bell and Clive. 'The portrait's well begun....Simon turns out to be a very brilliant bricklayer'. Finds life strenuous there with Barbara and Christopher perpetually demanding her attention; also making extensive alterations in her novel and studying the history of Christianity 'How thankful I am not to be in Parliament' Hopes she is not ruining herself in Paris in the shops. Sent from 'Copse Cottage'.