Sept 16 Thursday

It was a fine thunder showery day. We spent the morning in Southampton where I (at Gieves1) ordered 2 pr [pairs] of corduroy trousers: grey & brown; & roast beef lunch there[RG] at Bursledon [RG], & drove back in the rain: looking at ribbon architecture.
Stomach upset by the drive.
5 pp [pages] of Belisarius, & going over last 3 day'[RG]s' work.
Margaret & Leonard's last evening.
Alan returned.

Editorial Notes

1naval outfitters KG

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Burlesdon

  • Southampton


People Mentioned

  • Alan

    Hodge, Alan
    Oxford history graduate. Became close friends with LR & RG. First husband of Beryl Graves. CP & WG
  • Margaret

    Russell, Margaret
    House-keeper L.R. & R.G. had had in London. WG
  • Leonard

    Russell, Leonard
    son of Graves' housekeeper Margaret Russell KG


    • Title: Count Belisarius [1938]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Cassell
    • Idno: A47
    • Date: 1937-07-21