|A morning between inner harbour and canals, passing the warehouses. Lunch at Lievens on the Jungfernstieg, an in supportable public house.
First German lesson with Claudia Asher in Schäferkampsallee 37 around four in
Hurricane - the worst »seit Menschen denken«. At gale force 12, the Alte Land ("Old Country") is flooded. Beckett takes an avid interest in the (bad) weather in
Hamburg and on the North-German coast throughout his entire stay – including,
as the citation shows, the news coverage thereof.
At Lievens on the Jungfernstieg: no smoke, & everybody bleating Mahlzeit.
Hurricane: the worst »seit Menschen denken«.
Résumé on the evening of the first day with Claudia Asher: It won't be amusing with her, but Auslese not available. And on 1st November Beckett tops this with: Her Kraft durch Freude conversation kills me.