Sat. May 2

Started Emma1 last night.
Today have transcopied Ant. up to end of chapter 16. and put in a long insert. Stomach still bad.
L. K & I went to Posada, being cleaned out by Maria Murciana & Juana Pescadora and did various lists of things wanted.
To bed at 7. owing to stomach.
There has been a shipping strike since Thursday midnight: mails come by the revenue-cutters.
Full moon & nightingale.
Found am not quite cured, after all.
Laura saw a hoopoe [sic: hoopoo]2 in the garden today.

Editorial Notes

1novel by Jane Austen K.G., eds.
2a bird eds.

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Posada, La

    Deyá, Majorca, Sp
    House on the Puig next to Deyá church. Originally part of the Es Molí property. It had been rented by the church for Sunday school. RG and LR bought it in February, 1935, to use as a guest house for their visitors. WG, eds.

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Goldschmidt, Karl
    Karl Goldschmidt, later Kenneth Gay: Graphic artist, friend and secretary of Robert Graves and Laura Riding since 1934. R. G. spells both as Carl and Karl.
  • Maria

    Murciana, Maria
    Member of a Murcian immigrant family [check]. WG
  • Juana "Pescadora"

    The Fisherwoman W.G.; "the fishwife" K.G.


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