Aug 5 Thursday

Really hot day. Finished draft of ch [chapter] 3 of Belisarius (31 pp [pages]) and going over it.
Stalking rabbits in second field: got eight shots in.
Honor came for the night: has resigned her job at the London Press Exchange as from the 17th.*
Alix to Reading about the bacteriological problem in Yorkshire where tubercular germs have defied pasteurizing of milk.
* was persuaded to resume it.

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Yorkshire

    Yorkshire, England

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Kemp, Alix
    Married to poet Harry Kemp. The couple shared a house with Graves and Riding in Ewhurst, Surrey (1937). eds (RPG 277); also referred to as Frau Eierman by RG eds. see Diary August 30, 1936
  • 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).


    • Title: Count Belisarius [1938]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Cassell
    • Idno: A47
    • Date: 1937-07-21
    • Title: Letter Book [became The World and Ourselves]
    • Editor: Riding, Laura