Friday Ap 9

Went on high hill above Paradiso (San Salvatore) picked flowers, a green Christmas rose, a flower between a harebell & a buttercup, bilberry flowers. My boil suddenly better, not quite gone, but better.
Jokes about Laura's college-girl dress.
Anita writes that Juan of the Moli who went to Majorca to explain about his illicit trade in oranges is in prison – did we denounce him?
Basler Spezial beer1 & kidneys at Gambrinus.

Editorial Notes

1special beer from Basel eds.

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Gambrinus

    Lugano, Lugano, Switzerland
    restaurant eds.
  • Paradiso

    Lugano, Switzerland
    a suburb outside Lugano where RG and LR rented a "half-house" eds.
  • Mount San Salvatore

    Pazzallo, Lugano, Switzerland
  • Majorca/ Mallorca

    Majorca, Sp
    Largest of the Balearic Islands, located in the Mediterranean Sea off the eastern coast of Spain. R.G. and L.R. lived there, in Deyá, from 1929-1936. eds
  • Basel

    Basel, Switzerland

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Ana, Anita
    Marroig. Gelat's daughter, married to Juan Vives the Doctor's brother. Live in Rennes, France. WG
  • Juan of Molí

    Mayol, Juan
    Owner of the Es Molí farmhouse. Involved in a local water rights controversy with the Señor of Sa Pedrissa, the Médico and others. R.G. records the on-going confict in his diary over a span of several months in 1935. KG & eds.


    • Title: Schools [an international survey of education]
    • Author: Graves, Robert; Riding, Laura
    • Editor: Riding, Laura