March 5 Friday.

It rained most of the day.
Walked to Lugano & bought a Swiss pewter platter for 4 fr. [francs] and some anemones.
Barbera with Str, Schw & Nickel at the Fermata Tram.

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Lugano

    Lugano, Switzerland
    near the Italian border, where RG and LR spent part of 1937 eds.
  • Fermata Tram

    Lugano, Switzerland
    restaurant in an "Italianish Inn" RG

People Mentioned

  • Nickel

    Schwarz, Nickel
    Son of Georg Schwarz.
  • Swartz

    Schwarz, Georg
    German Jew. Deyá neighbour. Antique dealer. Lived with Frau Emmy Strenge, his house keeper, in Can Caballo some hundred yards from Canellun. RG and LR translated his "Almost Forgotten Germany." WG
  • Strenge

    Strenge, Frau Emmi
    Schwarz's house keeper and ? mistress. WG


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