Ap 24 Saturday.

Honor wrote. Nearly has a job – something to do with Press, & advertising, at £8 a week.
Robin Hale has gone to America for ever: unless she goes broke or earns £40,000.
Laura & I went to police. Told to report again before we go.
Miaja expects war to end in "one to two months". Franco will not fix a date. Govt [Government] making small advances on various fronts – Aragon, Huesca, Asturias, Cordoba; Mola still attacking at Bilbao. Blockade broken.[RG]
We spend £70 a month here.
Laura going over her poems ( Lying Word now).

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Bilbao

    Bilbao, Basque Province, Spain
  • Aragon

    Aragon, Spain
  • Huesca

    Huesca, Aragon, Spain
  • Asturias

    Asturias, Spain
  • Cordova

    Cordova, Andalusia, Spain
    city in north-central Andalusia eds.

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Franco, General
    Spanish General; led the Nationalist forces against the Republicans in the Spanish Civil War; Spanish Head of State from 1939-1969.
  • 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).
  • Mola

    Mola, General
    1887-1937; General in the Spanish Army eds.
  • Miaja

    Miaja, General José
    (1878-1958) General in the Spanish Army eds.
  • Robin

    Hale, Robin
    American poet eds; friend [and, eventually, wife] of David Reeves KG;
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Bibliography

    • Title: Schools [an international survey of education]
    • Author: Graves, Robert; Riding, Laura
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • Title: The Swiss Ghost [formerly The Kind Ghost] [novel]
    • Author: Graves, Robert/ Riding, Laura
    • Date: 1937-04-22
    • Title: Poet: A Lying Word
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Arthur Barker
    • Date: 1933