Aug 16th Sunday.

Going over Troy Sect. [Section] 3 after Laura.
Sunny day.
Cat (Courtenay [sic: Courtney]) caught toad.
Bought Snow £30[RG] and Horse £25[RG] pictures from John.
Lucy Cook etc to tea.
Played with ball in garden.
After supper Charlotte Bawdon and Snake (Lloyd Thomas) came. No attempt to make conversation general.
' Troy ' late.
Wrote up diary (lapsed since August 2).

Hands Referenced

    • Annotation: ink correction
    • Character: regular
    • Ink: black

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Glover, Gordon
    Married to Honor Wyatt. WG
  • Aldridge

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

    Cook, Lucy
  • Julian

    Glover, Julian
    Honor & Gordon's baby. WG
  • Charlotte Bawden

    Bawden, Charlotte
    Edward Bawden, the painter's, wife KG
  • 'Snake' Lloyd Thomas

    Thomas Lloyd, 'Snake'
    a.k.a. "Snake" eds. see Diary August 16, 1936, December 3, 1937
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.


    • Title: Trojan Ending, A [novel]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Date: 1937