Ap 28 Tuesday.

Antigua Jacked up Ch [Chapter].16 (dividing old Ch [Chapter] 16 into 2) and transcopied ch [Chapter] 7.
Haircut, found my lost brown scarf there.
Cold day. (No rain yet. Yesterday it [sic: is] sprinkled) but sun. No midges.
Blackberries spreading dangerously: sending some plants to Str & Schw.
£160, surprisingly, from Germany.
Laura a bit better.
To sea (rough & dirty), brought M & A back to tea, showing them rare wildflowers in the Vinyet.
Transcopied ch [Chapter] 7. went over typing of 14[RG] 13.1
A & M came to coffee and said goodbye. "Come next summer" "I'm afraid we'll not be able to afford it. By next summer we'll have children I hope."

Editorial Notes

1of Antigua eds.

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.
  • Vinyet

    Deyá, Majorca, Sp
    House belonging to Gelat overlooking the Cala. WG

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Strenge, Frau Emmi
    Schwarz's house keeper and ? mistress. WG
  • Marjorie

    Launder, Marjorie
    Schoolmistress; friend of James Reeves R.G.
  • Alan Bartlett

    Bartlett
    Official at Ministry of Agriculture; friend of James Reeves R.G.
  • Maria

    Murciana, Maria
    Member of a Murcian immigrant family [check]. WG
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Bibliography

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