Ap 8 Sat

Heavy mist; then hot sun. Walked to S.Uniac cross with Dorothy; and Ethel who talked too much and made bird-noises at us. Russ. [Russian] billiards at the café and triple-sec.
David is definitely coming on the Paris : sharing cabin with me.
Packed box for Deyá storage.
* Finished going through Shorter Oxford Dictionary1 with Alan & sorting relevant words.
Packed our boxes of words.

Editorial Notes

1 Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, Ed. C.T. Onions. London: Newnes, 1933. eds.

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • St. Uniac

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

    Deyá, Majorca, Sp
    Town located on the northwest coast of Majorca, on the hillside between the Teix Mountains and the sea: this was RG's home with Laura Riding from 1929 to 1936. He returned there with his family after WW II. Eds.

People Mentioned

  • Alan

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

    Herdman, Ethel
    James Reeves' sister RPG; Assistant warden of Ashbourne Hall, Manchester University KG; nicknamed "Ether" by RG and LR, Sept 1937 eds.
  • 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

Organizations Mentioned

  • CGT Paris

    CGT Paris
    CGT (Compagnie Générale Transatlantique) liner Paris, built in 1912. LR travelled to Europe on the Paris and she & RG booked to sail to America on the same boat, but it was destroyed by fire at le Havre in 1939 eds.