Jan 8 Wednesday.

L.H. pleased with my stuff.
Worked over my 1st part of Ecc. Habits .
Men came to put millstone at picas 1. Miguel has various orders: two pictures to frame, bath rack, footrest, new porchada 2 for kitchen.
McCormacks dallying between Salerosa & Siqui.
In afternoon to Margarita the Modista's
Eclipse of Moon: we saw it with just a thin edge showing, at 6.25 or so.
Gelat still in bed for a day or two.
Did some Welsh Ecc-Habits .

Editorial Notes

1washing troughs. KG
2porch roof. KG

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Ca sa Salerosa

    Deyá, Majorca, Sp
    Literally the house of the happy one. House on the Palma side of the Deyá valley which RG & LR rented when they first arrived in Deyá in 1929 and in which they installed the Albion Press. This house was one that was often available to rent. WG During 1935 it was evidently rented by the McCormacks (See March 17, 1935) CP
  • Ca sa Siqui

    Majorca, Sp
    Near Ca'n Madó. 'The house of the water channel.' WG

People Mentioned

  • McCormacks

    McCormack, Walter & Violet
    Tenants of Ca'n Torrent. Had two daughters: Jennifer, a dancer, & Betty. Continued their friendship with Robert and Laura in England. eds.
  • Liddell Hart

    Liddell Hart, Capt. Basil
    War-fare expert and friend of T.E. Lawrence. Collaborated with RG on a book of T.E.L'.s letters, published in 1938. See RPG p.231. WG & Eds.
  • 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.)
  • Miguel

    Miguel
    One of four village carpenters. Others were Miguel Junior, Francisco and Antonio de Ca's Pintat. WG
  • Margarita Modista

    Modista: Dress maker (in Deyá). W.G., eds.

Bibliography

    • Title: English Ecclesiastical Habits [prose]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • Date: 1936
    • Title: Welsh Ecclesiastical Habits [prose]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • Date: 1936