Monday Sept 14

Up at 7.30
To Constables with Catherine. Kyllmann enthusiastic about dictionary.
* Gave him final proofs of Antigua.
Shopping in Selfridges with Catherine. (Her silhouette cut) then to my tailor to try on dress-suit, to shirtmaker. Back. Jenny had phoned Laura about a wedding present for Sarah Churchill who is running off with Olivier the Cochrane Follow The Sun1 humourist. Laura to Selfridge to get it. I went to Morning Post to interview Osborne about the Grigson affair. He asked (after being properly horrified) "what do you want me to do?" I said "Deal with the matter in the best traditions of Morning Post."
To cinema Mickey Mouse & Jessie Matthews in 'It's Love Again'2.
* Troy till 3 am. Finished *

Editorial Notes

1revue KG; see note June 27, 1936 eds.
2see note September 13, 1936 eds.

Hands Referenced

People Mentioned

  • Kyllmann

    Kyllmann, O.K.
    of Constable's RG; also referred to as O.K. eds
  • Jenny

    Nicholson, Jenny
    Jenny Nicholson: oldest daughter of Robert by Nancy Nicholson.
  • Laura

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

    Nicholson, Catherine
    Catherine Nicholson: (1922- ) third of four children of Robert Graves and Nancy Nicholson. eds.
  • Geoffrey Grigson

    Grigson, Geoffrey
    Poet and literary critic C.P. & K.G. Founder and editor of New Verse, a poetry journal (1933-39). eds.
  • Jessie Matthews

    Matthews, jessie
    actress and dancer eds.
  • Sarah

    Churchill, Sarah
    Daughter of Winston Churchill. Became friends with R.G.'s daughter Jenny when they danced together in Cochran's revue. There was a scandal when she eloped with another performer, and Jenny leaked the story to the press. (RPG 252) eds.
  • Olivier

    Oliver, Vic
    humourist for C.B. Cochran; eloped with Sarah Churchill eds.
  • Cochran

    Cochran, C. B.
    Director of musical revues in London: RG's daughter Jenny performed as a chorus-girl in his "Follow the Sun" and "Midnight Laughter". (RPG 252-53) eds
  • Osborne

    associated with Morning Post eds.

Organizations Mentioned

  • Selfridges

    London department store eds.
  • Constable & Co., Ltd.

    Constable Publishers. Arranged with them to print and distribute Seizin Press Epilogue and books. WG


    • Title: Trojan Ending, A [novel]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Date: 1937
    • Title: Dictionary [projected project; unfinished]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • Date: 1935
    • Title: Antigua Penny Puce
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Idno: A46
    • Date: 1936
    • Title: Morning Post
    • PubPlace: London
    • Date: 1803-1967