May 10 Monday.

More work on poems; & on the new one.
Went into Lugano with [sic: to] Laura to dentist.
Three answers to I.L. by one post and a strange letter from Maisie accusing Laura of judging by hearsay: which meant long letters to her, practically breaking things off.
Nickel came, back from Rome.
Thundery weather.

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Lugano

    Lugano, Switzerland
    near the Italian border, where RG and LR spent part of 1937 eds.
  • Rome

    Italy

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Schwarz, Nickel
    Son of Georg Schwarz.

Bibliography

    • Title: Schools [an international survey of education]
    • Author: Graves, Robert; Riding, Laura
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • Title: Letter on International Affairs
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: Chatto & Windus
    • Publisher: London
    • BiblScope: 15-19
    • Idno: A36
    • Date: 1938