Jan 9 Sat

Housework with Honor & Karl.
Laura slept most of day. I still felt very sub.1
Maisie to supper, we discussed her financial problems & her troubles with Mrs Bish & Tim.
Brought Jenny her dice in its golden cage: and a box of flowers from Sherek.
Am sleeping on a camp bed in dining-room.

Editorial Notes

1a catchword for not very well? eds.

Hands Referenced

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Nicholson, Jenny
    Jenny Nicholson: oldest daughter of Robert by Nancy Nicholson.
  • 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).
  • Sherrick

    Sherrick
    R.G.'s daughter Jenny's manager (RPG 263); same as Shellick? associated with Dorchester Hotel eds.
  • 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.
  • Maisie

    Sommerville, Maisie
    Head of BBC Education broadcasting department. Friend of R.G. and L.R. Arranged accomodation for them when they returned to London as exiles. W.G., eds.
  • Mrs. Bish

    Bish, Mrs.
  • Timothy

    Brown, Timothy
    son of Maisie Sommerville and Tanny Brown eds.