Feb 7 Monday

Working on ch [chapter] XXI
Sent maps back to Cribb for correction.
Across Regent's Park with Alan, taking repairs to Mills.
More marbles in East St.
Laura stuck on difficult part of Letter Book
Solace1 to vet – Karl, overcome, had to come to the Heroes of the Alma2 for a gin & lime.
Did some Trojan Ending late at night.
* First signs that Italy is going to clear out of Spain: official hopefulness.

Editorial Notes

1Graves' cat eds.
2pub in Alma Square eds.

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Regent Park

    London, England
  • East St.

    London, England

People Mentioned

  • 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.
  • Laura

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

    Mills, Mr.
    an antique seller and friend of RG, and contributor to the Covenant of Literary Morality eds.; of Paddington Street, Marylebone KG
  • Cribb

    Cribb, Richard
    map-maker KG; worked with RG [for Count Belisarius?] eds.
  • Alan

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


    • Title: Trojan Ending [dramatised version based on Laura Riding's book; later called Greeks and Trojans]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • Date: 1938-01
    • Title: Letter Book [became The World and Ourselves]
    • Editor: Riding, Laura