Oct 20 Thursday

Dictionary all day: with Alan.
Dorothy got clay at last for her modelling from a well-digger: grey.
Yvonne has to leave us because of her heart: we also paid off Boutier the washerwoman because she was always a fortnight behind and overcharged.
Laura helping David & doing Aristotle1 – till 3.30 am.
Margaret has not got a job yet & Norman did not say goodbye to her.
Mushroom season over.

Editorial Notes

Hands Referenced

People Mentioned

  • Alan

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

    Boutier, Madam
    washer woman hired by RG & LR at La Chevrie, 1938 eds.
  • Laura

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

    Reeves, David
    Brother of James Reeves [and Ethel Herdman] RPG 292.
  • Dorothy

    Simmons, Dorothy
    Sculptor associated with the Graves-Riding inner circle (1938-39). Married to Montague Simmons. eds
  • Margaret

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

    de Gault, Yvonne
    maidservant to RG and LR at La Chevrie, France 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.

Bibliography

    • Title: Dictionary [projected project; unfinished]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • Date: 1935
    • Title: Lives of Wives [prose]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: London, Toronto, Melbourne & Sydney
    • Publisher: Cassell and Co. Ltd.
    • Idno: A39
    • Date: 1939