Sept 5 Thursday.

Wrote to Morley in answer to letter about Richards: suggesting he keep R. [Richards] up to it & if necessary see that he dictates. Finished Constable mailing-list for circulars.
Murcians brought up stones for Schw. [Schwarz] Killed about 60 sea-urchins in Cala on rocks to the right, with stick. Very hot day indeed.
Juan brought melon which he ate with L [Laura] & me at Can Torrent.
Focus contribution.
A little of A.F.T. [Almost Forgotten Times] Chapter XXII

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Cala

    Deyá, Majorca, Sp
    Deyá's fishing cove. This is the cove near Canellun that RG refers to as "the Cala" in his diary. Eds/ WG
  • Can Torrent

    Deyá, Majorca, Sp
    House next to Canellun also belonging to LR & RG. Built by Norman Cameron. 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).
  • Murcians

    There were at least two families of immigrants from Murcia in the village. Antonio and Carmen, parents of Paco who worked as a mason, and the servant girls Isabel and Josefa. Maria Murciana was from a different family. WG
  • Frank

    Morley, Frank
    With Faber and Faber. Involved with Old Soldier Sahib. WG
  • Richards

    Richards, Frank
    Author of Old Soldiers Never Die and Old Soldier Sahib which R.G. rewrote for him. Was in The Royal Welch Fusiliers, R.G.'s regiment. eds.; Birth name is Francis Phillip Woodruff eds. see Diary September 27, 1936
  • Juan

    Mas, Juan Marroig
    Usually refers to Gelat's son, sometimes to Gelat himself. WG

Organizations Mentioned

  • Constable & Co., Ltd.

    Constable
    Constable Publishers. Arranged with them to print and distribute Seizin Press Epilogue and books. WG

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
    • Title: Focus I, II, III, IV [newsletter]
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: Deyá
    • Publisher: Seizin
    • Date: 1935