Easter Monday March 29th

Lunch at Karl's place
'De la Santa' with Karl & Nickel and then we went for a walk to Gentillino. Sun, banks of primroses.
Worked at the note on Games.1
Laura answered the Christina Stead questionaire.
We went to Lugano to see the illuminations promised us by Karl, but only saw a lost white Borzoi.

Editorial Notes

1see March 27th entry. eds.

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Lugano

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

    Lugano, Switzerland
  • Karl's Place

    Lugano, Switzerland
    a restaurant KG

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.
  • Nickel

    Schwarz, Nickel
    Son of Georg Schwarz.
  • Laura

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

    Stead, Christina
    Australian author (1902-1983) eds.