Sept 8th. Sunday (Fornalutx fiesta)1

Letter from Richards answering questions & adding 44 pp of text.
Left Solomon's2 chain by the sea.
Remarkably good melons - the ones from Palma are like pumpkins. Sebastian says that the difference is between real manure & ×××× [crossed out] chemical manure.

Editorial Notes

1Village feast day. KG
2RG's dog eds

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Palma

    Palma, Majorca, Sp
    Capital and largest centre of Majorca.
  • Fornalutx

    Fornalutx, Majorca, Sp
    Village on the other side of Soller WG

People Mentioned

  • Sebastian

    Gardener getting on for 80. KG
  • 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


    • 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