Feb 22 Wednesday

Joyce went: thank God.[RG]
Beryl's Birthday. She had a cake with 24 Tomes de Beryl 1 on it and champagne from Alan & Dorothy; [figure - sketch of round bracelet?] the red & green glass bangle from Laura & my tortoiseshell st[RG] brooch from me.
We played an election game in the evening with nominations & balloting. Champagne.
The Left Heresy proofs came: I read some.
Alan has Joyce's flu.

Editorial Notes

1books of Beryl eds.

Hands Referenced

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

People Mentioned

  • Dorothy

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

    Reeves, Joyce
    Sister of James Reeves. AMG 287.
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Bibliography

    • Title: Dictionary [projected project; unfinished]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • Date: 1935
    • Title: The Left Heresy in Literature and Life [the essay "Politics and Poetry" comprises the closing section of this book.(RPG 278) eds.]
    • Author: Kemp, Harry/ Riding, Laura/ others
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Methuen
    • Idno: B29
    • Date: 1939