March 5 Thursday

Went once more over A.F.G.
Letter from A.G., writing her memoirs.
To Posada, planted a Canpabo rose & replanted pinks.
Laura unwell (dull cold heavy day) & went to bed in afternoon, as yesterday.
G. sailed tonight.
Gordon sent a love-novel1; sent back. Visit, goodbye, to Nickel & Fraulein Query.
×××× [indecipherable] At night I worked over Sch. note on organ-music: in bed.
G. stopped men working on deposito 2.

Editorial Notes

1 Bolero K.G.
2reservoir K.G.

Hands Referenced

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.
  • Ca'n Pabó

    Deyá, Majorca, Sp
    House in which RG & LR lived while Canellun was being built, after they left Ca Sa Salerosa. WG

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Schwarz, Georg
    German Jew. Deyá neighbour. Antique dealer. Lived with Frau Emmy Strenge, his house keeper, in Can Caballo some hundred yards from Canellun. RG and LR translated his "Almost Forgotten Germany." WG
  • Nickel

    Schwarz, Nickel
    Son of Georg Schwarz.
  • A.G. (A.E.S.G)

    Graves, Amy
    Amy Graves, RG's Mother. WG
  • Gordon

    Glover, Gordon
    Married to Honor Wyatt. 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