Jan 29th Friday.

No work all day: three letters.
Laura to dentist: gas: brought her back. Martha Smith to lunch & stayed till 4. Forgot dentist appointment. Honor. Journalist racket broken down. Thinking up jobs for her. Mais[RG] Joyce. James, Mary, Maisie, Honor to supper. Talking after till [until] 11.30. At supper Maisie just back from Spoken English conference at B.B.C. made rather official pronouncements.
Alan & Woolworth1: long night-telegram necessary.
We have got through £200 in 3 weeks somehow.
A little Epilogue in early morning.

Editorial Notes

1 Beryl Pritchard KG; Beryl was working at Woolworth's. 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).
  • 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).
  • Mary

    Reeves, Mary
    wife of James Reeves; daughter Stella born 14 June, 1938 eds.
  • James

    Reeves, James
    Schoolmaster, writer and Poet. Friend of Jacob Bronowski. W.G./ K.G.; m. to Mary Phillips; daughter Stella born June 14, 1938 eds.
  • 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.
  • Alan

    Hodge, Alan
    Oxford history graduate. Became close friends with LR & RG. First husband of Beryl Graves. CP & WG
  • Martha Smith

    Smith, Martha
    Korda's girl KG
  • Joyce Reeves

    Reeves, Joyce
    Sister of James Reeves. AMG 287.
  • Beryl

    Pritchard, Beryl
    daughter of Harry and Amy Pritchard, R.G.'s second wife. Formerly married to Alan Hodge. Robert and Beryl had four children: William, Lucia, Juan and Tomas. eds
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Organizations Mentioned

  • British Broadcasting Corporation

    British Broadcasting Corporation

Bibliography

    • Title: Epilogue III
    • Editor: Riding, Laura/ Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Date: 1937