April 13.—An extraordinary coincidence: Carrie had called in
a woman to make some chintz covers for our drawing-room chairs and sofa
to prevent the sun fading the green rep of the furniture. I saw
the woman, and recognised her as a woman who used to work years ago
for my old aunt at Clapham. It only shows how small the world
The Diary of a Nobody
is the fictitious diary of Charles Pooter, written by George
Grossmith and originally serialised in Punch magazine in 1888 and 1889.
The text of this version is taken from
the Gutenberg etext
, and the weblog
format was engineered by Kevan Davis
(initially a straight
weblog in 2004, then rewritten as an auto RSS generator in April 2007).