Wed. June 15

Alan back from Rennes with chevries 1 & peaches from Anita.[RG]
Phoning & letters.
At Mr Mills bought silver ring 2/-2, witch ball (1750) china 4/- and from Sonia Waldman emerald ring £2.15.
Supper at Norman's: Len & Jane & 'Sandy' (Joyce Sanders) rum & pineapple cocktails. Margaret cooked for us.
Packing.
Have lost a great deal of weight: good.
Insurgents take Castellon3.

Editorial Notes

1the local venison RPG
22 shillings eds.
3Castellon de la Plana, Valencia, Spain

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Rennes

    Rennes, France
    where Gelat's daughter, Anita, and son-in-law, Juan Vives live; visited by RG and LR et al in 1938 eds.

People Mentioned

  • Margaret

    Russell, Margaret
    House-keeper L.R. & R.G. had had in London. WG
  • Mills

    Mills, Mr.
    an antique seller and friend of RG, and contributor to the Covenant of Literary Morality eds.; of Paddington Street, Marylebone KG
  • Len

    Lye, Len
    New Zealand painter, sculptor, and filmmaker whom LR & RG had met in London. He helped with the Seizin Press publications. WG; married to Jane Lye, son Bix. eds.
  • Norman Cameron

    Cameron, Norman
    Poet. Built Can Torrent in 1932-1933. W.G.; m. to Elfriede, then to Catherine Vandervelde; friend and contributor to LR and RG's work eds.
  • Jane

    Lye, Jane
    Married to New Zealand artist/ film-maker Len Lye; son Bix Lye. Friends with R.G. and L.R. Visited Graves and Riding in Majorca (1930), where Jane provided secretarial assistance. eds (RPG 138).
  • Alan

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

    Ana, Anita
    Marroig. Gelat's daughter, married to Juan Vives the Doctor's brother. Live in Rennes, France. WG
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.