I like going there for golf. America's one vast golf course these days.
The thing that impresses me most about America is the way parents obey their children.
A boy is holding a girl so very tight in his arms tonight.
I have found it impossible to carry the heavy burden of responsibility and to discharge my duties as king as I would wish to do without the help of the woman I love.
We are all Socialists nowadays.
I was shocked and angry with the startling suggestion that I should send from my land, my realm, the woman I intended to marry.
Panama: ...a deadly spot the end of the world almost....There are 20,000 British coloured people working on the canal...; they are mostly from Jamaica
Acapulco, Mexico: ...queer, dirty little dago town....The people are too revolting for words, super dagoes
Quebec City, Canada: A rotten priest-ridden community who are the completest passengers
It certainly is a situation of great delicacy but, at the same time, one in which it would seem I hold fifty per cent of the bargaining power in order that the Duchess and I can plan for the future in the most constructive and convenient way.
Discussing coronation ceremonies with Vidal, I quickly moved on to...the moment when two masons appear and ask the newly crowned king for instructions as to his tomb. 'Masons? Masons! Yes. You one? I'm one. But I've forgotten all the odds and ends. Dull, really.
You must believe me when I tell you that I have found it impossible to carry the heavy burden of responsibility and to discharge my duties as King as I would wish to do without the help and support of the woman I love.
In conversation with Mona Bismarck and Gore Vidal, Mona said, 'Did you see Gore's new play The Best Man when you were in New York?' 'Of course not.'...'Don't like plays, only shows.' He meant musical comedies.
Cologne, Germany: Claud
Italy: ...they are indeed a repulsive nation these dagoes, both the men and the women