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 consejales1 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