Ap 13 Easter Monday.

Finished Antigua first go over.
Took pot of anemones to the Bernardos & another to Maria Font Fresc.
In the ×××× [indecipherable] village some Islip people brought a message from Mr Neale.
Two consejales 1 won't resign in spite of the Medico's & Pedro Canpusevé's pleas.
Hillgarth is writing to Masqualet.
Going over Ant . (first three chapters).
Apparently cured but shall go on2 for another fortnight.
Read Honor's Chapter VII.

Editorial Notes

1councillors K.G.
2with medicine K.G.

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Islip

    Islip, Oxfordshire, England
    small village where Graves and Nancy Nicholson rented, then owned, a cottage named "The World's End" R.P.G.

People Mentioned

  • 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
  • Hillgarth

    Consul? Ambasador? Foreign Office. W.G.; Palma Consul KG
  • Masquelet

    Lacaci, Carlos Masquelet
    Spanish Minister of War in the spring of 1936. See diary April 10, 13, 27 (1936). eds.
  • Bernardo

    Colom, Bernardo
    Ex Cuban, previous owner of 'Son Canals', and former owner of 'Luna land' (on the other side of the road) cf. Married to a Cuban lady. Sons: Marcos (married to Gelat's daughter Magdalena) and Pancho. KG & WG
  • 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).
  • Maria de sa Font Fresca

    De sa Font Fresca, Maria
    Gelat's mistress (or one of them) C.P. & W.G. Sebastian the gardener's daughter (spells "Fresca" without the final "a"?) K.G.
  • Ernest Neale

    Neale, Ernest
    of Islip post office R.G.
  • Pedro

    Canpusevé, Pedro
    Involved in the Deyá water rights dispute. eds.


    • Title: Antigua Penny Puce
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Idno: A46
    • Date: 1936