Friday Nov 13th

Madrid defence strengthening.
Laura said to herself "I haven't done much work lately, but then I've been fighting so hard in Spain."
Checked inventory while Laura went to Marlborough House1 & supervised cleaning up.
Honor & Gordon came. Honor well & happy; Gordon has been behaving nicely.
Laura finishing preface to Troy .
Honor ×××× [indecipherable] and Gordon to dinner.
Gave Honor tea-pot.
Honor slept on camp-bed in Laura's room.
Started a poem about An Old House .

Editorial Notes

1 Mrs Lloyd's flat eds.

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Madrid

    Madrid, New Castile, Spain
    Capital city of Spain eds.

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Glover, Gordon
    Married to Honor Wyatt. WG
  • 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).
  • 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

Bibliography

    • Title: Trojan Ending, A [novel]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Date: 1937
    • Title: The Manor House [ poem; first called An Old House; pub'd as The Country Mansion]
    • Title: Collected Poems [1938]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London, Toronto, Melbourne & Sydney
    • Publisher: Cassells
    • Idno: A48
    • Date: 1936-11