July 1 Wednesday.

Bartolomé putting up kitchen porchada 1.
Got lunch again.
Letters ×××× [indecipherable] came as usual.
In afternoon getting Can Torrent ready for Alan.
To bed early.
Went over checks with Laura in Ch [Chapter] XI of Honor's The Heathen .
Put up the Bread cloth that Castañer gave us over the Mesquida mantlepiece.
First scabious 2 flowering.

Editorial Notes

1roof over kitchen door K.G.
2 scabiosa, lilac eds.

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Can Torrent

    Deyá, Majorca, Sp
    House next to Canellun also belonging to LR & RG. Built by Norman Cameron. WG
  • Mesquida

    Deyá, Majorca, Sp
    The dining room in Canellun was called the Mesquida after a painting hanging in it. WG

People Mentioned

  • Bartolomé

    Bartolomé
    The mason. WG
  • Alan

    Hodge, Alan
    Oxford history graduate. Became close friends with LR & RG. First husband of Beryl Graves. CP & WG
  • Laura

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

    Castañer
    ? Owner of a large house in the Clot. Worked in Palma? WG

Bibliography

    • Title: Schools [an international survey of education]
    • Author: Graves, Robert; Riding, Laura
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • Title: The Heathen
    • Author: Wyatt, Honor
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: New York
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Date: 1937