[August 12, 1914]
"... Then I dressed and we took the train to Kiou [Kew]! It is beautiful! In the country, pretty houses with little gardens, flowers, small neat white streets."
[August 13, 1914]
"Description of heaven on earth. Green lawns strewn with flowers, tiny houses, little white roads neatly designed, a few trees, bright sunshine, small gardens full of flowers. ... I have to say hurrah for Kiou [Kew] Gardens ... hurrah for the God who has sent us to this earthly paradise."
[March 20, 1915]
"At Kiou [Kew]! We are at Kiou [Kew]. The doctor recommended it for a complete cure." [Nin and her mother had contracted pleurisy.]