Sept 30 Thursday.

Better health day. Laura at work again on Letter Book .
Lovely weather and talk most of morning on whether to go to France or stay in England: decision to withold decision for a month.
19 pp [pages] Belisarius Ch. [Chapter] XII
Walk from Cranleigh: have reduced my weight a lot.
Triangular marble contests, new style, between Alix, Harry & myself.
Laura wearing her best red & green brocaded skirt & I my new brown corduroys.

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Cranleigh

    Cranleigh, Surrey, England
    town closest to Ewhurst KG

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Kemp, Harry
    Poet. Met Graves and Riding through James Reeves in August 1936, just after their arrival in England. In their previous correspondence, Riding had been intrigued by his falling-out with Communism. He became associated with their circle, collaborating on various projects. (RPG 248-49)
  • Alix Kemp

    Kemp, Alix
    Married to poet Harry Kemp. The couple shared a house with Graves and Riding in Ewhurst, Surrey (1937). eds (RPG 277); also referred to as Frau Eierman by RG eds. see Diary August 30, 1936

Bibliography

    • Title: Count Belisarius [1938]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Cassell
    • Idno: A47
    • Date: 1937-07-21
    • Title: Letter Book [became The World and Ourselves]
    • Editor: Riding, Laura