> Peter Montgomery wrote:
> Anyone know of any recreations in which Eliot engaged.

Well, in his younger years:  birdwatching, boxing, sailing, dancing,
and music hall visits.  He may have dropped off doing most by his
mid-thirties but I think sailing was still done when older.  He liked
Sherlock Holmes and MAY have read other mysteries (murder mysteries I
should think.)

> Deep sea diving perhaps?

Caught it ;-)

   Rick Parker