June 8, Monday

Still making little checks in Antigua.
Sent off O.S.S. to John & Lucie.
Paid Estanco 450 pesetas.
Wrote review of Davy Jones.
Sebastian1 training the passion-flower under the earth and along the new hedge; Bartolomé finishing the garden bench by the torrent.
Sent off review.
To Posada where Miguel is working: ordered zinc-bottoms for Posada doors.
Overcast day: slight rain: summer not yet.
Going over Drama with Laura.

Editorial Notes

1gardener 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.
  • Torrent

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

People Mentioned

  • Bartolomé

    The mason. WG
  • Laura

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

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

    Aldridge, John
    (1905-1983), painter and close friend and collaborator. WG m. to Lucie Brown 1940 eds.
  • Lucie

    Brown, Lucie
    Married artist John Aldridge. eds.

Organizations Mentioned

  • Estanco

    Local Tobacconist, a general shop KG


    • Title: Antigua Penny Puce
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Idno: A46
    • Date: 1936
    • Title: Davy Jones
    • Author: Hillgarth, Alan
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Ivor Nicholson & Watson
    • Date: 1936
    • Title: Old Soldier Sahib
    • Author: Richards, Frank
    • Editor: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London, New York
    • Publisher: Faber & Faber; Harrison Smith & Robert Haas
    • Idno: A44
    • Date: 1936
    • Title: Drama
    • Title: Epilogue III
    • Author: Riding, Laura/ Hodge, Alan/ Graves, Robert
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • BiblScope: 193-226
    • Date: 1937
    • Title: The Naval Officer [Review of A. Hillgarth's Davy Jones]
    • Title: Observer, The
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London
    • Idno: C291.7
    • Date: 1936-06-28