March 18 Sat.

Dolores went to Paris to get things from the studio & give her mother money. Alan went with her to Rennes to meet Karl; but Karl arrived first. Brought Earl Grey tea, Patum Peperium 1, Ox marmalade, peach chutney from Montague & a model bed from David 2.
Blurb for L of. W again
Russian billiards at S.Uniac with Alan, Karl, Joän.

Editorial Notes

1a.k.a. The Gentleman's Relish, a strong anchovy paste eds.
2[packed] in a cat-basket KG

Hands Referenced

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.
  • Paris

    France
  • Oxford

    England
    home of Oxford University eds.
  • St. Uniac

    Brittany, France
    a village within walking distance of La Chevrie. eds.

People Mentioned

  • Alan

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

    Junyer, Joän
    Nephew of Sebastian Junyer. Also a good painter. W.G.; Deaf-mute Catalan painter, ex-pupil of Picasso's, who lived in his uncle's house in Lluch Alcari [Llucalcari]. K.G.; introduced Ward and Dorothy Hutchinson to RG & LR in 1935 eds.
  • Dolores

    Junyer, Delores
    m. to Joän Junyer eds
  • Karl/Carl

    Goldschmidt, Karl
    Karl Goldschmidt, later Kenneth Gay: Graphic artist, friend and secretary of Robert Graves and Laura Riding since 1934. R. G. spells both as Carl and Karl.
  • Montague Simmonds

    Simmons, Montague
    poet, and civil servant in the children's branch of the Home Office; m. to Dorothy Simmons, the sculptress RPG
  • David Reeves

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

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