Aug 17 Monday.

First real day of work. More Ant. proofs and finished 3rd section of Troy checking & going over with Laura.
Hot day. Karl & Alan punting in morning. In afternoon, coffee at "Wolton's," heard 6 o clock wireless of the Catalan1 landing in Majorca.
Wrote a few letters.
Every evening now at The Bell.
Heavy washing up.
Worked till 1 o clock.

Editorial Notes

1insurgents eds.

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Majorca/ Mallorca

    Majorca, Sp
    Largest of the Balearic Islands, located in the Mediterranean Sea off the eastern coast of Spain. R.G. and L.R. lived there, in Deyá, from 1929-1936. eds
  • The Bell

    Great Bardfield, England
    public house frequented by RG et al while visiting John Aldridge and Lucy Brown at The Place RPG

People Mentioned

  • 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.
  • Laura

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

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

Organizations Mentioned

  • Wolton's

    in Great Bardsfield


    • Title: Trojan Ending, A [novel]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Date: 1937
    • Title: Antigua Penny Puce
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Idno: A46
    • Date: 1936