June 13th Saturday

Took out tulips, rearranged pots in patio 1. Bartolome continuing path in vermouth bed. Decided on a bench at narrow part of garden by carnations. Visit from Maria Fidevera and Juana, with eggs and cherries.
Bathed: it was not too cold, only rather.
Zinnias came in afternoon, planted by the media bota 2
Laura I and Karl to Posada, hung up pictures etc, took notes of missing fittings. L approved garden and casita 3 doings: and bench.

Editorial Notes

1court-yard K.G.
2half-barrel K.G.
3shed 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

  • Bartolomé

    Bartolomé
    The mason. WG
  • Laura

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

    Goldschmidt, Karl
    Karl Goldschmidt, later Kenneth Gay: Graphic artist, friend and secretary of Robert Graves and Laura Riding since 1934. R. G. spells both as Carl and Karl.
  • Maria Fidevera

    Fidevera Maria
    ? the washing woman. Married to Jeronimo. W.G.; daughter Juana K.G.

Bibliography

    • Title: Politics and Poetry [essay]
    • Title: Epilogue III
    • Author: Riding, Laura/ Graves, Robert/ Kemp, Harry/ Hodge, Alan/ Vara, Madeleine
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • BiblScope: 6-53
    • Date: 1937