Most perfect climate all day: sun, yet not too hot.
Big Italian Steamer ―― a saluting ― fuss.
Wrote ― to Ellen & others ― till 12.30.
Went to De Veres & lunched ― & walked with D.V. by Virò to the Plane-tree fountain below Καλαφατώνες: most lovely. Those immense olives ― light-trunked or dark-stemmed against the background ― & the gleamingness & sparkle of the Lemon or orange beyond & through! A wonderful world is this of Corfu ―― but ―― we leave it!
Back by 6.15. a pleasant walk.
To the Palace, at 7.30
Pleasant. Capt. Seymour is the little boy who was with his father Sir John, in the Corso ― in 1842. ― Later sat with Baring till 11.
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3. Image.]