After my mother died, I found her diaries amongst her effects. And it would have things like “Tea with Fuhrer”. In other words: in the middle of “Nanny’s holiday” and “calf born to cow called Clover”: “Tea with Fuhrer”. …

Jessica Mitford, of the famed Mitford Sisters.

If you know any of her sister Nancy's novels or have read anything about the girls and their family: this interview doesn't disappoint.