Saturday Oct 24

Tidying up letters etc.
Harold, Olive & Sally to tea.
In evening to Arkesden to Honor's by train with Tom, Julie, L. (Carl to Chichester). Very nice cottage. Stayed at the Axe with Gordon. We played mechanical bagatelle 1 (to get 6400 for cigarettes[RG]) with silver & golden balls.
Discussed Bulton scenario2.
Another small boil which burst during the night. Slept well.

Editorial Notes

1a table game resembling billiards eds.
2for Claudius film eds.

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Arkesden

    Essex, England
  • Chichester

    Sussex, England
  • The Axe

    Arkesden, Essex, England
    An Inn eds.

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.
  • 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
  • Tom

    Matthews, T.S.(Tom)
    American journalist. Took sabbatical from TIME and arrived in Deyá in 1930. Involved from then on with L.R. and R.G. WG
  • Julie

    Matthews, Julie
    Tom Matthews' wife. WG
  • Harold Edwards

    Edwards, Harold
    Antiquarian bookseller & British Buddhist; bookshop at 4, Cecil Court off Charing X Rd. K.G.; wife Olive née Wallis and baby girl Sally. Karl Goldschmidt's employer in 1938. eds.
  • Olive

    Edwards, Olive
    married to Harold Edwards KG
  • Sally

    Edwards, Sally
    daughter of Harold and Olive Edwards KG
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Bibliography

    • Title: Claudius [the film: based on I, Claudius, directed by Alexander Korda, starring Charles Laughton. It was never completed.]