Monday Oct 5

Got breakfast: great pain & bad headache all day.
Laura & I swapped beds.
Jennifer to lunch. She is going to India in a few days time; wants to get through to Afghanistan. Said we could have McCormacks house in winter; they are going to Dalmatia in Nov. [November]
Honor & Gordon — they & Laura & Norman to supper at Norman's. Norman says that Dylan Thomas made a handsome apology.[RG]
Carl got me supper.
Long talk with L at 2 o'clock ×××× [indecipherable] about the situation.
Head & stomachache. Took homeopathic camphor & aconite.

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Dalmatia

    Dalmatia, Croatia

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.
  • Norman Cameron

    Cameron, Norman
    Poet. Built Can Torrent in 1932-1933. W.G.; m. to Elfriede, then to Catherine Vandervelde; friend and contributor to LR and RG's work eds.
  • McCormacks

    McCormack, Walter & Violet
    Tenants of Ca'n Torrent. Had two daughters: Jennifer, a dancer, & Betty. Continued their friendship with Robert and Laura in England. eds.
  • 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).
  • Gordon

    Glover, Gordon
    Married to Honor Wyatt. WG
  • Dylan Thomas

    Thomas, Dylan
    poet, friend of Norman Cameron eds. see Diary September 22, 1936
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.