|Finding the other girl so friendly, Evelyn began to plume herself on the fact that Jane must have been greatly struck with her from the first. She was by no means lacking in self-esteem, and natural gratitude for the other girl’s kindness and was to grow rapidly into an assumption that Jane belonged to her – and that was to cause trouble.|
|I think the one that annoys me most is the bit in Joey and Co in Tirol (or it might be Future) when they go on a walk up a mountain somewhere (possible to see Joey's cave) and some strange men come along who look suprised and it seems likely that this is gearing up to some plot or other and then nothing happens.|
|The Tom hint drives me mad too. Probably really boring like she's getting married|
|As one gentleman who went to inspect the Club and its activities remarked, "There are a good many small girls today who in later years should be thankful to Miss Gay for the husbands they've married!"|
|I'd much rather she carried on with her work, and maybe eventually was ordained as a minister, when it became possible.|
|Would anyone be interested in some kind of drabble challenge using these discontinued storylines?|
|I've not got the book to hand and it's a while since I read it, so I'm not sure of the reference but in Althea, there seems to be a chapter or something missing ('missing' as in 'unwritten' as opposed to 'cut') to do with the trouble in Upper IVb|
|I only have the pb and vague memory of it at that, but in Changes at the beginning there was a lot of discussion about keeping Diana Skelton's 'disgrace' quiet, and the fear that the one girl who knew about it (can't remember the name but was described as a 'leaky sieve') would tell the others. EBD is so heavy handed about it that you feel sure that the beans WILL be spilt by this girl.
But she is never mentioned again IIRC?
That was Marian Somebody-or-other (possibly Tovey?). And yes, I do believe she disappeared into thin air too.
|‘We aren’t having parade this morning,’ said Frieda, as they fell in step with her. ‘It has been so hot; and there is the cricket-match against St Scholastika’s this afternoon. So none of the team go to Guides; and Miss Wilson has not been well, and Miss Stewart is very busy with examination-papers—she said so—so we have no Guides to-day.’
‘Oh, I see. What is wrong with Miss Wilson?’
‘I don’t know.’ It was Jo who answered this. ‘She hasn’t looked too fit of the last week or so. I thought she seemed better last Saturday when we were up the Zillerthal; but on Sunday she was in bed nearly all day. And though she’s taken her lessons as usual this week, she hasn’t been really fit.’
‘I’m sorry to hear that.’ Mrs Russell looked grave. ‘I must go and see her as soon as I have attended to the needs of my daughter.’
|I don't know if EBD's intention is to show how fond Jo is of Bill - which she does at the beginning of the book as well - because she's decided by now that Nell is to be godmother to Joey's firstborn, but it could have been really intriguing and she just dropped it *sulks*
*swats away the plot bunnies again*
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