Wed July 6th

M. Judais had not got our pied-à-terre 1 ready as promised at 18 Champs du Mars. So another day doing nothing – 7¼ & Nap in cafés & sending off dozens of post-cards.
7¼ in my bedroom at night – Laura, Beryl, Alan & I, and a bottle of Vitrel2 water.

Editorial Notes

1 "secondary lodging" eds.
2Vitelle, a mineral water eds.

Hands Referenced

People Mentioned

  • E. Judais

    Judais, Emile
    RG & LR's landlord at 18, Esplanade Champs du Mars, Rennes eds.
  • Alan

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

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