Aug 23 Sunday.

Settled up at Osnaburgh Hotel.
Laura writ[RG] dictating letters to Karl all morning. Tea[RG] Lunch at Madame Tussaud's restaurant – all the knives & forks bent. At four o'clock moved into Mrs Lloyd's flat. 4 hours, Karl helping, to clear up mess and rearrange.
Supper at Prada's. with[RG] and walked along the streets under unhealthy glare of Neon lights.

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Osnaburgh Street

    Westminster, London, England
    location of Hotel of same name eds.
  • Prada's

    Euston Rd., London, England
    a favorite haunt of the Graves' RPG

People Mentioned

  • 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.
  • Laura

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

    Lloyd, Mrs.
    John Aldridge's mother from whom RG and LR let a flat in Marlborough House at 25, Osnaburgh Street, not far from Regent's Park RPG
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.