Feb 10 Wednesday

* Move from Hotel to Villa Poggi [RG] Guida[RG] delayed by burst boiler & workmen repairing.
Unpacking.
Supper at Hotel.
(Laura's uncomfortable bed: changed with her.)
Str. & Schw to visit. Schw. thought the Trojan ring a fake, & discussed living in the villa after we had gone.
Bought things at Italian shop.

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Hotel Belle Rive-Ziebert

    Lugano, Switzerland
    Hotel in Lugano; Graves often calls "Ziebert" eds.
  • Villa Guidi

    Paradiso, Lugano, Switzerland
    "half-house" rented by LR and RG (and KG?) 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
  • Signora or Guido Poggi

    Poggi, Guido & Sigñora
    Italian landlords of Villa Guidi in Lugano, also have an art- critic son eds.
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.