Feb 11 Tuesday

T.E. again. Wrote to L.H. Letter from Vyvyan Richards saying sending the relevant passage soon. Laura had first part of Honor's novel – looks good.
To Can Madó where deposito 1 is being heightened by 1 metre or so.
Hot day. No brasero 2 needed.
Margarita called home by a fishy-looking letter. Cat. thinks she won't return.
Finished T.E. with a note about his Irishness.
Working on Translations again until 2 a.m. or so.

Editorial Notes

1water reservoir. KG
2brazier. KG

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Ca'n Madó

    Majorca, Sp
    Old flour mill, on the road to Palma, converted into a hydro-electric plant by Gelat. Laura bought him a generator. Part of the orchard was bought by LR & RG. WG

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Chambermaid from Palma. Worked with Catalina the Cook. WG
  • 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.
  • Catalina

    Catalina
    Cook from Palma employed by RG and LR; worked with Margarita, the chambermaid. W.G., eds.
  • Honor

    Wyatt, Honor
    Journalist. Arrived in Deyá fortuitously. Married to Gordon Glover...Son Julian. W.G. First acquainted with R.G. and L.R. early in 1934; returned to visit in 1935; continued friendship in England. eds (RPG 211).
  • Vyvyan

    Richards, Vyvyan
    Old friend of T.E. Lawrence who owned a private press and helped RG and LR set up their own in Hammersmith (RPG pp.62-3) eds.

Bibliography

    • Title: Translation [prose: unpublished?]
    • Author: Graves, Robert, Riding Laura
    • Date: 1936-02
    • Title: T.E. Lawrence to His Biographer
    • Author: Lawrence, T.E.
    • Editor: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: New York
    • Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc.
    • Idno: A49
    • Date: 1938