Nov 7 Sunday.

Going over mss [manuscript] & typing of Ch [Chapter] XVIII
Tired: slept in afternoon
L ha dicho todo muy claro a la Señora del queso y no han podido contestar nada. 1
Beryl & Alan about.
Nada. 2
Made chicken croquets for supper.
Harry won marbles tournament.

Editorial Notes

1 " Laura made everything crystal clear to the Cheese Woman [Alix eds.], who was left speechless" KG
2 "Nothing" KG

Hands Referenced

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Hodge, Alan
    Oxford history graduate. Became close friends with LR & RG. First husband of Beryl Graves. CP & WG
  • Beryl

    Pritchard, Beryl
    daughter of Harry and Amy Pritchard, R.G.'s second wife. Formerly married to Alan Hodge. Robert and Beryl had four children: William, Lucia, Juan and Tomas. eds
  • 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
  • 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)