March 12 Thursday.

Rained in night.
Working at Ch [chapter]. 5 & 6 of Antigua .
Korda will call on me at end of April, he writes.
Juan brought tubs for Laurels: one of which seems to be dying. A telegram from Gelat: 'va bien hoy hablado con el Ministro de Guerra no se cuando volvere.'1
Planted 2 pinks, a marigold & a number of nasturtiums at the Posada.

Editorial Notes

1"all well today talked to War Minister don't know when returning" 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.

People Mentioned

  • 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.)
  • Korda

    Korda, Alexander
    Director of the film version of I Claudius.
  • Juan

    Mas, Juan Marroig
    Usually refers to Gelat's son, sometimes to Gelat himself. WG

Bibliography

    • Title: Antigua Penny Puce
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Idno: A46
    • Date: 1936