Monday Ap 29th

Worked at C.F.V. all morning.
Brought Laura's Troy material to Can Torrent where she will work in the big room.
Salamo & I to Ca l'Abat to pay for Easter hen (10.50 pts) and order a new one.
Gelat has bought wire to give us water in the garden, by electric pump, for the two months or so that we must wait for the water from the new fuente1.
Miguel making gauze netting for the windows.
C.F.V. in evening.
Liverish for the last few days: have been eating too many beans.
The pomegranate has died: the third one planted in that spot. I said to Gelat, Let's try something else next year — a cherry or a plum. "No," he said angrily "let's see who tires first, the pomegranate or me."

Editorial Notes

1spring. KG

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Ca l'Abat

    Deyá, Majorca, Sp
    Beautiful farm with watch-tower on the way to Llucalcari. WG
  • Can Torrent

    Deyá, Majorca, Sp
    House next to Canellun also belonging to LR & RG. Built by Norman Cameron. WG

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Más, Juan Marroig
    Juan Marroig Mas, called Gelat: Landowner on Deyá and friend of Robert Graves and Laura Riding (L.R. & R.G.'s factotum. W.G.)
  • Miguel

    One of four village carpenters. Others were Miguel Junior, Francisco and Antonio de Ca's Pintat. WG


    • Title: Claudius Film Version [The Fool of Rome] [a condensed novel based on I, Claudius]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • Title: Trojan Ending, A [novel]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Date: 1937