Easter Tuesday March 30

Work on Games: finished.1
Cleaned up the alabaster toilet set that Laura bought from Ida for 10 fr [franc].
Laura wrote to Christina Stead at length & Storm Jameson.
Letter from Jenny at Cannes, happy again.
In Lugano bought a Hottentot iron-bead necklace with red trade-beads. Cleaned up beads, restrung with more trade beads 3 fr. [francs] 50 in all. Necklace broke/in Lugano (on the way to Gambrinus for a 10 fr [franc] hors d'oeuvres dish) but enough were recovered from the street (and later from Laura's underclothes) to make a shorter one.
Soller port bombarded by Govt [Government] ships.
×××× [indecipherable] victory at Pozolla ×××× [indecipherable] [RG]

Editorial Notes

1for Epilogue III: see March 27th entry. eds.

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Lugano

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

    Lugano, Lugano, Switzerland
    restaurant eds.
  • Cannes

    Cannes, France
  • Soller

    Soller, Majorca, Sp
    Town of some 10,000 inhabitants ten kilometers from Deyá. WG

People Mentioned

  • 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).
  • Ida

    maid at Villa Guidi eds.
  • Christina Stead

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

    Jameson, Storm
    British author (1891-1986) eds.


    • Title: Epilogue III
    • Editor: Riding, Laura/ Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Date: 1937