Tuesday Oct 13

Honor sat about & talked with us.
Antigua copies ×××× [indecipherable] came: sent some off.
Laura to Tom & Julie; I to B.B.C. to pick up Jenny in the foyer [RG] & then to Army & Navy Club to lunch with Richard Goolden, who is acting in Country Wife1 at Old Vic and recalled old times. Then to Edward Wolfe's exhibition: mostly Mexican paintings. He had several times painted Jenny.
Writing a Seizin Press advertisement with Laura.
Supper with Tom & Julie here (sausages & mash – they have colds) & then on to Café Royale. Worked at advertisement until 2.15 am

Editorial Notes

1play by Wycherley eds.

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Old Vic

    London, England
    Theatre in London eds.
  • Café Royal

    London, England
    A restaurant frequented by R.G. and L.R. when they were living in London, between 1936 and 1938. eds.

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

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

    Matthews, T.S.(Tom)
    American journalist. Took sabbatical from TIME and arrived in Deyá in 1930. Involved from then on with L.R. and R.G. WG
  • Julie

    Matthews, Julie
    Tom Matthews' wife. WG
  • Richard Goolden

    Goolden, Richard
    British actor (b.1895) eds.
  • Teddy Wolfe

    Wolfe, Edward
    Painter (1897-1982). Born in Johannesburg, South Africa eds.

Organizations Mentioned

  • British Broadcasting Corporation

    British Broadcasting Corporation
  • Seizin Press

    Founded when Robert Graves and Laura Riding began their partnership in London. R.G. and L.R. continued to operate their own press in Deyá, but stopped printing in 1935. Seizin Press published a number of literary works in conjunction with Constable in London, including the Epilogue series, and other works by Laura Riding and their literary associates. eds


    • Title: Antigua Penny Puce
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Idno: A46
    • Date: 1936