Feb 19 Wednesday

To Palma at 8.30.
Engaged a girl (name?) from Andraitx. Lunch with Mrs Wyatt & Mr Marsh.1
Tea with Str & Schw. who answered questions about his book.
Bought begonia bulbs. At Margaritas 1 lilac silk skirt & scarf 50 pes [pesetas], 1 old green silk skirt & jacket 125 pts., 1 cotton dress 65 pts., 1 linen table runner, 8 linen sheets 35 pts. each, 1 silk cape scarf 10 pts., length of old curtain stuff for Mesquida 45 pts.
Liddell Hart wrote.
To bed early.

Editorial Notes

1 Honor Wyatt's mother and her friend. KG

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Palma

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

    Andraitx, Majorca, Spain
    Also spelt Andratx. A village just inland from the western tip of Majorca; there is also a Port d'Andratx right on the coast. eds.
  • Mesquida

    Deyá, Majorca, Sp
    The dining room in Canellun was called the Mesquida after a painting hanging in it. WG

People Mentioned

  • Strenge

    Strenge, Frau Emmi
    Schwarz's house keeper and ? mistress. WG
  • Swartz

    Schwarz, Georg
    German Jew. Deyá neighbour. Antique dealer. Lived with Frau Emmy Strenge, his house keeper, in Can Caballo some hundred yards from Canellun. RG and LR translated his "Almost Forgotten Germany." WG
  • Margarita Mateu

    Mateu, Margarita
    Antique dealer, mostly jewellery, in Palma. WG
  • 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.
  • Honor

    Wyatt, Honor
    Journalist. Arrived in Deyá fortuitously. Married to Gordon Glover...Son Julian. W.G. First acquainted with R.G. and L.R. early in 1934; returned to visit in 1935; continued friendship in England. eds (RPG 211).