May 17 Whitmonday

Woke up with a headache.
Walked it off up Mount San Salvatore, reaching a village called Pazallo.
Brought back a mixed bunch of wild flowers: pasqueflowers, narcissus, wild lupins, ragged robin, marguerite – etc.
In afternoon got it again & went[RG] slept it off.
In evening worked on Poems : foreword & order of poems.
Laura also had a headache.
(Heavy weather, Whitsun crowds)
Last of Central Heating.

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Mount San Salvatore

    Pazzallo, Lugano, Switzerland
  • Pazallo

    Pazallo, Ticino, Switzerland

People Mentioned

  • Laura

    Riding,Laura
    (1901-91) American poet. Laura Riding (née Reichenthal; then Laura Gottschalk).
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Bibliography

    • Title: Collected Poems [1938]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London, Toronto, Melbourne & Sydney
    • Publisher: Cassell and Co. Ltd
    • Idno: A48
    • Date: 1938