July 12 Sunday

Mediaeval schools 1.
To Barker about Penguin Books .
Catalina Martina brought a present of canna [sic: cana] lilies from Soller; planted them.
The cook Catalina apparently fouled our olive oil drum — a tradition of angry cooks. It has to be cleaned out.
The new cook2 is the best yet: made us almond ice-cream as a surprise today and cooked the joint beautifully.
To A.G. Toothache still.
Going over Fame with Laura for Epilogue III .

Editorial Notes

1for Schools eds.
2 Francisca eds.

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Soller

    Soller, Majorca, Sp
    Town of some 10,000 inhabitants ten kilometers from Deyá. WG

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Catalina
    Domestic help. Called in for white-washing, etc. WG
  • Francisca

    Francisca
    RG's cook from Pollensa, started work July 6 eds. see Diary July 3, 1936
  • A.G. (A.E.S.G)

    Graves, Amy
    Amy Graves, RG's Mother. WG
  • Catalina

    Catalina
    Cook from Palma employed by RG and LR; worked with Margarita, the chambermaid. W.G., eds.

Organizations Mentioned

  • Arthur Barker Ltd.

    Barker, Arthur
    The English publisher of I, Claudius and Claudius the God. WG
  • Penguin Books

    Penguin Books
    publisher eds.

Bibliography

    • Title: Schools [an international survey of education]
    • Author: Graves, Robert; Riding, Laura
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • Title: Epilogue III
    • Editor: Riding, Laura/ Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Date: 1937
    • Title: The Theme of Fame
    • Title: Epilogue III
    • Author: Vara, Madeleine
    • Editor: Riding, Laura/ Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Date: 1937