Thursday Oct 1

Transferred bank a/c [account] from Chiswick to Harley St.1
Bought the 10 H.Bateman dessert spoons we had seen at the Grovesnor2 for £9.9/-.3
Went over Parents to Children poem with Laura for Epilogue: not much change needed.
Went for a walk down Albany Street to Zoo. with L. & K, exploring. Huge tenement housing schemes. Mixed grill at Camden Town Lyons.
Working on Schools again.
Sore throat.
Laura bought, for 5/64, snake's wood walking stick.

Editorial Notes

1Branches of Westminster Bank KG
2exhibition KG
39 pounds, 9 shillings, no pence eds.
45 shillings, sixpence eds.

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Chiswick Street

    London, England
    location of RG's bank eds.
  • Harley Street

    Westminster, London, England
  • Grosvenor House

    London, England
  • Albany Street

    Westminster, London, England
  • Camden Town

    Westminster, London, England
  • Lyons Corner House

    Westminster, London, England
    Lyons Corner House Restaurant, Oxford St.; or else RG calls it the "Marble Arch" Lyons Corner House eds.

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

Organizations Mentioned

  • Westminster Bank

  • Hester Bateman

    Hester Bateman
    brand name silversmith eds.


    • Title: Parent to Children [poem]
    • Title: Collected Poems
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London, Toronto, Melbourne & Sydney
    • Publisher: Cassell
    • Idno: A48
    • Date: 1938
    • Title: Epilogue III
    • Editor: Riding, Laura/ Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Date: 1937
    • Title: Schools [an international survey of education]
    • Author: Graves, Robert; Riding, Laura
    • Editor: Riding, Laura