Nov 25th Thursday

15 pp [pages] Belisarius Ch [Chapter] XXI
The dressmaker, Miss Story, ×××× [indecipherable] an old friend of Mr. Fairchild the electrician suggested that he might know of a charwoman: he suggested a Mrs. Rainbow, & she two sewing-women the Misses Air and Pinney.
Alan to lunch. Honor to supper. Went for a walk with her at night round her childhood memories.
Karl has polished the Spanish chest & fixed the knobs with liquid wood.
At Alix's met a Bavarian Baron Tucher a cousin of sorts. 'Germany is going strong' he replied to my question. I said: 'That's the correct answer.'

Hands Referenced

People Mentioned

  • 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).
  • Alan

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

    Goldschmidt, Karl
    Karl Goldschmidt, later Kenneth Gay: Graphic artist, friend and secretary of Robert Graves and Laura Riding since 1934. R. G. spells both as Carl and Karl.
  • 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
  • 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