They wrote it this week: Even princes must deal with bossy mother-in-laws
Extracts from diaries and letters written between July 6 and July 12
Tuesday a drunken day; lunched at Beefsteak. Ben Nicolson full of discovery of a new Raphael. Went with him and Harold to see it. Drinking at White’s most of afternoon. Then to Beefsteak again where I got drunk with Kenneth Wagg and insulted RA Butler. Then to St James’s for another bottle of champagne where I insulted Beverley Baxter. Was sick on retiring to bed...