Dec 5 Thursday.

Slept till 12
Second course of treatment.
All early afternoon spent helping Laura tidy her clothes etc.
Pepe doing paths.
Evening Afternoon[RG] and up to 12.30 a.m. copying T.E. letters, cutting out personal parts.
Went over new gramophone records bought by James & Karl yesterday: & then a serious talk about dancing.
Laura doing[RG] going over James' novel with him all day and all evening & until 2.15 a.m.
Polished up James's silver & enamel buttons & needle-case.

Hands Referenced

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

People Mentioned

  • Pepe

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

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

    Reeves, James
    Schoolmaster, writer and Poet. Friend of Jacob Bronowski. W.G./ K.G.; m. to Mary Phillips; daughter Stella born June 14, 1938 eds.
  • T.E.

    Lawrence, T. E.
    'Lawrence of Arabia.' Met Robert in Oxford in the early twenties. Made Robert his biographer and had him write "Lawrence and the Arabs." WG
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.