Friday May 22nd

Heavy, cold day.
Taking a holiday from work.
The Bartolomé who has got into bad odour with the village because of his French wife's attack on his father & sister working on a wall at the end of the garden where the deposito1 will be. To Posada, where the netting is being put round the garden. Ordered lock for casita2 door from Miguel.
Bougainvillea at the Can Torrent casita3 flowering.
Posada again after climbing up the Church hill from the Torrent.
In the evening in 20 minutes wrote the first draft of a poem "It has happened Well."

Editorial Notes

1resevoir K.G.
2shed K.G.
3shed K.G.

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.
  • Can Torrent

    Deyá, Majorca, Sp
    House next to Canellun also belonging to LR & RG. Built by Norman Cameron. WG
  • Torrent

    Deyá, Mallorca, Spain
    river that cuts through the valley below Graves' house, Canelluñ eds.

People Mentioned

  • Miguel

    One of four village carpenters. Others were Miguel Junior, Francisco and Antonio de Ca's Pintat. WG
  • Bartolomé

    The mason. WG


    • Title: It Has Happenend Well [became End of Play]
    • Title: Collected Poems
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: London, Toronto, Melbourne & Sudney
    • Publisher: Cassell
    • Idno: A48
    • Date: 1938