July 5 Sunday

Great heat , but breeze.
Mediaeval Universities1.
Laura finishing penultimate section of Troy.
First zinnias in flower.
To bathe with Alan — swam round to other bay for first time this year.
To Castañer's where ×××× [indecipherable] he showed us some stuff he is going to give us. Ices at Sala.
To bed early.
Children can't come by the boat proposed2 — full up.

Editorial Notes

1for Schools eds.
2see 18 June, 1936 eds.

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Concordia

    Deyá, Majorca, Sp
    Salón Concordia. Gelat's café. Variously refered to as the Sala or the Salón. The village youths had shares in it. It was later called the Salón Deportivo. WG

People Mentioned

  • Alan

    Hodge, Alan
    Oxford history graduate. Became close friends with LR & RG. First husband of Beryl Graves. CP & WG
  • Laura

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

    ? Owner of a large house in the Clot. Worked in Palma? WG


    • Title: Schools [an international survey of education]
    • Author: Graves, Robert; Riding, Laura
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • Title: Trojan Ending, A [novel]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Date: 1937