Oct 1, Tuesday

Finished A.F.T. [Almost Forgotten Times] Chapter XXXV. Started A.F.T. Chapter XXXVI. Went round garden with Laura deciding on whereabouts of plants & bushes. Took a cutting of the yellow & green leafed bush which Joän gave us.
To sea. Isabel M. wired about her going to New York on the 18th. Richards returned second batch1 & sent corrections, which I gave Karl to type after I had gone over them.
Letters to Morley asking for return of first batch, to Richards acknowledging, to Sanders paying a/c.
Heavy weather, distant lightning but no rain. To village with L [Laura] & Magd. [Magdalena]
Marcus2 has disgustos 3 with the orchestra it seems.

Editorial Notes

2 Bernardo Colom's son WG
3trouble. KG

Hands Referenced

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Mayers, Isabel
    Laura Riding's sister. Lived in L.A. 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
  • Karl/Carl

    Goldschmidt, Karl
    Karl Goldschmidt, later Kenneth Gay: Graphic artist, friend and secretary of Robert Graves and Laura Riding since 1934. R. G. spells both as Carl and Karl.
  • Frank

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

    Sanders
    Second hand book seller in Oxford. WG
  • Magdalena

    Magdalena
    Maid from Valldemossa hired by RG and LR in September 1935.
  • Bernardo

    Colom, Bernardo
    Ex Cuban, previous owner of 'Son Canals', and former owner of 'Luna land' (on the other side of the road) cf. Married to a Cuban lady. Sons: Marcos (married to Gelat's daughter Magdalena) and Pancho. KG & 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: Old Soldier Sahib
    • Author: Richards, Frank
    • Editor: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London, New York
    • Publisher: Faber & Faber; Harrison Smith & Robert Haas
    • Idno: A44
    • Date: 1936