Sept 2 Monday.

Sebastian trimmed blackberry hedge.
Laura wore the santa sky-blue jacket with silver buttons.
Joän Junyer came to introduce the Hutchinsons: invited for tomorrow night.
Pepe came & discussed unemployment, anxious to stir about things. Gelat is getting him to compose a letter signed by all unemployed asking the Señor 1 of Sa Pedrissa to give them work or stop the water agitation: & a deputation will visit Red-eye Bartolomé.
To sea with Antonio the Murcian, to show him about collecting stones for the work[RG] ×××× [crossed out] Str. Sch. [Schwarz] [RG] tomorrow.
Wrote a letter to "Red Tape" 2 about should & would.

Editorial Notes

1Proprietor. KG
2? eds

Hands Referenced

    • Annotation: ink correction
    • Character: regular
    • Ink: black

Places Mentioned

  • Pedrissa, Sa

    Majorca, Sp
    Farm on the way to Valldemossa. WG

People Mentioned

  • Swartz

    Schwarz, Georg
    German Jew. Deyá neighbour. Antique dealer. Lived with Frau Emmy Strenge, his house keeper, in Can Caballo some hundred yards from Canellun. RG and LR translated his "Almost Forgotten Germany." WG
  • Laura

    Riding,Laura
    (1901-91) American poet. Laura Riding (née Reichenthal; then Laura Gottschalk).
  • Sebastian

    Sebastian
    Gardener getting on for 80. KG
  • Joän

    Junyer, Joän
    Nephew of Sebastian Junyer. Also a good painter. W.G.; Deaf-mute Catalan painter, ex-pupil of Picasso's, who lived in his uncle's house in Lluch Alcari [Llucalcari]. K.G.; introduced Ward and Dorothy Hutchinson to RG & LR in 1935 eds.
  • Ward

    Hutchinson, Ward
    Photographer. Contibuted to"Epilogue." W.G. R.G. often refers to "the Hutchinsons" (Ward & Dorothy) as a couple especially when they were staying on the island. eds.
  • Pepe

    Salas, José
    Master builder. Built Canellun. Pepe is a diminutive of José. WG
  • Gelat

    Más, Juan Marroig
    Juan Marroig Mas, called Gelat: Landowner on Deyá and friend of Robert Graves and Laura Riding (L.R. & R.G.'s factotum. W.G.)
  • Bartolomé

    Bartolomé
    The mason. WG
  • Antonio the Murcian

    Antonio
    Antonio and his wife Carmen, parents of Paco, who worked as a mason, and the servant girls Isabel and Josefa, were immigrants from Murcia, a province in Spain. W.G. & eds.
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Bibliography

    • Title: Almost Forgotten Germany [Almost Forgotten Times]
    • Author: Schwarz, Georg
    • Editor: Trans. Graves, Robert/ Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Idno: A45
    • Date: 1936