Monday May[RG] arch[RG] 30th

Finished Chapter XIII.
Black boy tulip out.
Boira and headaches: Laura with a bad cold.
To the Pinets which have been put in order, ploughed & the trees trimmed.
Laura wrote for Honor to come, even for a month.
Don Pedro & Dona Catalina came to Canellun & we played them boleros & jotas 1 on the gramophone.
Laura went to bed at 6 oclock.
7 pp [pages] of Chapter XIV.
Planted bee-orchids in a pot, from the Pinets.

Editorial Notes

1Spanish dance music eds.

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Canellun

    Deyá, Majorca, Sp
    Laura Riding and Robert Graves' house. Also Canellun (private) road. WG, KG
  • Piñets, Es

    Deyá, Majorca, Sp
    Part of Es Molí estate purchased by RG & LR along with the Posada and part of Ca'n Madó. WG

People Mentioned

  • Laura

    Riding,Laura
    (1901-91) American poet. Laura Riding (née Reichenthal; then Laura Gottschalk).
  • Tio/Don Pedro & Tia/Doña Catalina

    Pedro or Catalina
    Cousins of Gelat from Madrid; RG refers to them interchangeably as Don or Doña and Tio/a, meaning uncle or aunt 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).
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Elements Mentioned

  • boira

    Mist. WG