Wednesday Sept 16

Apology arrived: just acceptable. Sent original letter[RG] to Osborn to hand to Grigson.
Korda rang up that he couldn't come but would another day.
Laura lunched with Gordon: Karl & I nearby. Len has a job.
I bought evening shoes: had a splitting headache all day.
Ward & Dorothy to supper at flat. Laura went over Ward's Majorca article1: Dorothy, Karl & I played solitaire and various marble games.

Editorial Notes

1? eds

Hands Referenced

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

People Mentioned

  • 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.
  • Geoffrey Grigson

    Grigson, Geoffrey
    Poet and literary critic C.P. & K.G. Founder and editor of New Verse, a poetry journal (1933-39). eds.
  • Korda

    Korda, Alexander
    Director of the film version of I Claudius.
  • Ward

    Hutchinson, Ward
    Photographer. Contibuted to"Epilogue." W.G. R.G. often refers to "the Hutchinsons" (Ward & Dorothy) as a couple especially when they were staying on the island. eds.
  • Dorothy

    Hutchinson, Dorothy
    Ward Hutchinson's wife. WG
  • Osborne

    Osborne
    associated with Morning Post eds.
  • Gordon

    Glover, Gordon
    Married to Honor Wyatt. WG
  • Len

    Lye, Len
    New Zealand painter, sculptor, and filmmaker whom LR & RG had met in London. He helped with the Seizin Press publications. WG; married to Jane Lye, son Bix. eds.
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.