Nov 22 Friday.

To Palma:
Dentist (20 pes [pesetas]) Then bought at Casas butter dish, bottle, & James some door-lock-frames. At Pomar's a pendant in blue enamel, square, for Laura 37 pes [pesetas]. & at Einstein's she found a silver-gilt Trojan looking necklace for 70 pes [pesetas]. Buttons for James's sisters in Ghetto (enamel ones at 3 pes [pesetas] & frame).
At dentist began a Christmas poem. Laura a lipstick — first ×××× [crossed out] for years she has found that suited.
Letter to Sunday Times protesting against Hutchinson's1 advertising mention of the Claudius2 books.
Sat up late talking about children's poems, & whether.
(Tried to buy James a ring, but he resisted)

Editorial Notes

1publishers. KG

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Palma

    Palma, Majorca, Sp
    Capital and largest centre of Majorca.
  • Ghetto: Street of the Silversmiths

    Palma, Majorca, Sp
    Was once Palma's Jewry. KG

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Reeves, James
    Schoolmaster, writer and Poet. Friend of Jacob Bronowski. W.G./ K.G.; m. to Mary Phillips; daughter Stella born June 14, 1938 eds.
  • Casas

    Antique dealer in Palma. WG

Organizations Mentioned

  • Pomar

    Palma Jeweller. WG


    • Title: Christmas [poem; called "Robert: Christmas"]
    • Title: Focus IV
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • Publisher: [private]
    • BiblScope: 18-19
    • Idno: C291.3
    • Date: 1935-11-22
    • Title: Sunday Times [Sunday newspaper]
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Hutchinson; Times Newspapers
    • Title: I, Claudius [novel]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Arthur Barker
    • Idno: A42
    • Date: 1934
    • Title: Claudius the God
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Arthur Barker
    • Idno: A43
    • Date: 1934