Nov 20 Saturday

Bridget is getting married to someone called Paul & retiring to Devonshire.
7 pp [pages] Belisarius. A walk to St John's Wood.[RG] Bought a frame for the Balearic map 7/61 & a 1/- set of 'shark's teeth' (some small ivory tusks, 30,) and made a necklace & bracelets from them with amber. Found a table for Alix.
Laura very tired: trying to do letter-book.
Has a story-book sempstress called Miss Story.

Editorial Notes

17 shillings, sixpence eds.

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Baleares

    Balearic Islands, Spain
    Region of Spain that includes the Balearic Islands. Majorca is one of those Islands. eds.
  • St. John's Wood

    Westminster, London, 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
  • Bridget

    London milliner, with Aage Tharup's KG
  • Miss Story

    Story, Miss
    Seamstress in London eds.


    • 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