Aug 28 Wednesday.

A page or two of Poets.
Then did Chapter XV of A.F.T. [Almost Forgotten Times]
Sea. A spray of flowering asparagus. There was about a sackfull of shelled almonds from the Posada: i.e. about 25 peseta worth. The algarrobas1 are now all down, waiting for rain to swell them for market. Hibiscus about to flower.
Almost no olives this year & the ones there are will make bad oil, G [Gelat] says.
Incident of the signing of signatures for the Sociedad2: ×××× [crossed out]

Editorial Notes

1St. John's bread. KG; carob bean, locust bean. WG
2Society–Club. KG.

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Posada, La

    Deyá, Majorca, Sp
    House on the Puig next to Deyá church. Originally part of the Es Molí property. It had been rented by the church for Sunday school. RG and LR bought it in February, 1935, to use as a guest house for their visitors. WG, eds.

People Mentioned

  • 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.)


    • 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
    • Title: Poets [prose]
    • Author: Graves, Robert/ Riding Laura
    • Editor: Riding, Laura