Aug 16 Friday

Got Residencia1 certificates signed from Secretario2 + passport entry: Laura too.
Did ChapterVI A.F.T. [Almost Forgotten Times]3
Letter from Tamplin4 etc about Wills:5 asking about domicile.
Laura from Constable's about making blurbs less alarming. Laura replied.
In the evening Gelat came & we discussed the m6 at length: especially what was reported to have been said by him in the café.
The concert platform put up in the Sala.

Editorial Notes

1residence permits. KG
2Mayor's secretary. KG
4solicitor for Wills. WG
5RG and LR's: see Aug. 3rd, 5th and 13th entries. eds.
6the Médico. KG

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Concordia

    Deyá, Majorca, Sp
    Salón Concordia. Gelat's café. Variously refered to as the Sala or the Salón. The village youths had shares in it. It was later called the Salón Deportivo. 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.)
  • Médico

    Vives, Antonio Dr.
    The village doctor (Deyá). At odds with Gelat (water rights controversy). His brother, Juan Vives, was Gelat's son-in-law. WG

Organizations Mentioned

  • Constable & Co., Ltd.

    Constable Publishers. Arranged with them to print and distribute Seizin Press Epilogue and books. WG


    • Title: Almost Forgotten Germany [Almost Forgotten Times]
    • Author: Schwarz, Georg
    • Editor: Trans. Graves, Robert/ Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Idno: A45
    • Date: 1936