Jan18 Saturday.

To Posada: hung up Thos Wyatt print rearranged f[RG] replaced furniture gave instructions to masons. (Juan Ferrer & Jaime, Margarita Modista's stepson)
Rosa came & was paid a/c of 268 pts.
Three drafts of Climate of Thought .
Clipped away dead wood of blackberries (very hot sun) & got badly scratched.
To village: heard on radio death of Kipling & illness of King1.
Laura in her new red house-dress with old brass buttons & white red-fringed shawl.

Editorial Notes

1George V. KG

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Posada, La

    Deyá, Majorca, Sp
    House on the Puig next to Deyá church. Originally part of the Es Molí property. It had been rented by the church for Sunday school. RG and LR bought it in February, 1935, to use as a guest house for their visitors. WG, eds.

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

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

    Ferrer, Juan
    married to Magdalena Ferrer, the butcher; does masonry work at the Posada eds.
  • Rosa

    Rosa
    Dress maker. Also made cushions, seat covers, etc. WG
  • Rudyard Kipling

    Kipling, Rudyard
    British poet (1865-1936). eds.
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Bibliography

    • Title: Climate of Thought [poem]
    • Title: Collected Poems [1938]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: Cassell
    • Publisher: London
    • Date: 1938