Feb 8 Monday.

Hunting for flats: Str. & Schw. helped.
Nearly took one in Paradiso but L thought it ×××× [crossed out] not quite the thing[RG].
L. bought a gun-metal watch 10 fr [francs] & had a hair cut.
Otherwise nothing today except airy food & I slept in afternoon.
Fall of Malaga reported.
Gave acorn earrings, silver buckle & Victorian stamp-box to Str. & Schw.

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Paradiso

    Lugano, Switzerland
    a suburb outside Lugano where RG and LR rented a "half-house" eds.
  • Malaga

    Malaga, Andalusia, Spain
    City on the East coast of Spain, north of Gibraltar eds.

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Schwarz, Georg
    German Jew. Deyá neighbour. Antique dealer. Lived with Frau Emmy Strenge, his house keeper, in Can Caballo some hundred yards from Canellun. RG and LR translated his "Almost Forgotten Germany." WG
  • Strenge

    Strenge, Frau Emmi
    Schwarz's house keeper and ? mistress. WG
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.