Feb 21 Monday.

Len to lunch & talk about his position in regard to work – mass-mind and mind.
At 4 pm with Harry for walk across park to Mr. Mills. Bought cut glass tea-mixer 5/-1 & silver brooch for self 2/-
The Pollocks to supper & Maisie. Talk of morality of administration work. Continued after with Maisie alone.
* Insurgents retake Teruel.

Editorial Notes

15 shillings eds.

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Teruel

    Teruel, Spain

People Mentioned

  • Mills

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

    Sommerville, Maisie
    Head of BBC Education broadcasting department. Friend of R.G. and L.R. Arranged accomodation for them when they returned to London as exiles. W.G., eds.
  • Harry Kemp

    Kemp, Harry
    Poet. Met Graves and Riding through James Reeves in August 1936, just after their arrival in England. In their previous correspondence, Riding had been intrigued by his falling-out with Communism. He became associated with their circle, collaborating on various projects. (RPG 248-49)
  • Len

    Lye, Len
    New Zealand painter, sculptor, and filmmaker whom LR & RG had met in London. He helped with the Seizin Press publications. WG; married to Jane Lye, son Bix. eds.
  • Bill Pollock

    Pollock, Bill
    associated with the Foreign Office in London eds.


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