(Lord’s day). Lay almost till noon merrily and with pleasure talking with my wife in bed. Then up looking about my house, and the roome which my wife is dressing up, having new hung our bedchamber with blue, very handsome. After dinner to my Tangier accounts and there stated them against to-morrow very distinctly for the Lords to see who meet tomorrow, and so to supper and to bed.
till noon talking
with my wife in bed
then looking out—
the new-hung blue
Erasure poem derived from The Diary of Samuel Pepys, Sunday 21 January 1666.