Feb 2 Sunday.

Schools again.
L.H. having interleaving difficulty.
Accounts from Pinker.
Sent Arnie cheque for £5 – French publication of the T.E. letter, & wrote to L.H. to comfort.
Solomon1 said by McCormacks to have mange. Gelat & I took him to Palma where vet. said "no, has burned his muzzle on some poisonous plant." gave lotion
Soller blacksmith & son came for designs2.
Marryat, Trollope & Richard Graves' "Spiritual Quixote" came.
Supper at McCormacks. Stewed raspberries for first time since 1929 or so.

Editorial Notes

1RG's bull-dog. eds
2for bannisters? [sic: balusters] of front flight of steps. KG

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Palma

    Palma, Majorca, Sp
    Capital and largest centre of Majorca.
  • Soller

    Soller, Majorca, Sp
    Town of some 10,000 inhabitants ten kilometers from Deyá. WG

People Mentioned

  • Liddell Hart

    Liddell Hart, Capt. Basil
    War-fare expert and friend of T.E. Lawrence. Collaborated with RG on a book of T.E.L'.s letters, published in 1938. See RPG p.231. WG & Eds.
  • Pinker

    R.G. & L.R.'s agent in London. W.G. They later changed to A.S. Watt. eds.
  • Arnie

    Lawrence, A.W. (Arnie)
    T.E. Lawrence's brother and executor. WG
  • T.E.

    Lawrence, T. E.
    'Lawrence of Arabia.' Met Robert in Oxford in the early twenties. Made Robert his biographer and had him write "Lawrence and the Arabs." WG
  • McCormacks

    McCormack, Walter & Violet
    Tenants of Ca'n Torrent. Had two daughters: Jennifer, a dancer, & Betty. Continued their friendship with Robert and Laura in England. eds.
  • 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: Schools [an international survey of education]
    • Author: Graves, Robert; Riding, Laura
    • Editor: Riding, Laura