August 11.—Although it is a serious matter having our boy Lupin
on our hands, still it is satisfactory to know he was asked to resign
from the Bank simply because “he took no interest in his work,
and always arrived an hour (sometimes two hours) late.”
We can all start off on Monday to Broadstairs with a light heart.
This will take my mind off the worry of the last few days, which have
been wasted over a useless correspondence with the manager of the Bank
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).