• Letters to George and Mercy McCann

MacNeice024

MacNeice024

Jan 25th
Tel. Paddington 5380.
2, Clarence Terrace, Regent;s Park, N.W.1.
Dear George, Thank you for your letter. I'm very sorry you're upset at my 'not bothering to answer letters'; in fact I'd thought I had answered your congratulations one (for which anyway v. many thanks) but there was a whole file of correspondence in which I lost my way, so maybe I didn't. Then I'd been playing with the idea of dropping in on Belfast after the Australian match in Dublin but this was prevented by my suddenly having a new programme thrown at my head – for which I'm leaving for Geneva tomorrow morning. I'll be away not more than ten days, so I would v. much like those tickets if Jackie Kyle can raise them. He could have them sent here – or I could pick them up anywhere in London. But I'm afraid your suggestion that we might put him and his wife up is not feasible as we haven't at the moment a spare bed for them (anyway wouldn't they want to stick with the rest of the XV?) If you and Mercy, however, come in the summer H. says she's sure we can solve the bedding problem (it's quite

Subject: 
Louis MacNeice
Coverage: 
1958 Jan 25th
Keywords: 
Australian, B.B.C
Citation: 
Linen Hall Library, "MacNeice024", Northern Ireland Literary Archive, accessed Sun, 05/09/2021 - 17:01, https://www.niliteraryarchive.com/content/macneice024