March 13 Sunday.

Finished Lawrence proofs.
Len to lunch – no ×××× [indecipherable] , after.
Jaw-ache still.
Decision about Jenny: £4 when out of work, none when in, suspension of visits. Rang up L.H. who read me his note to Times & elsewhere about the military necessity of Czechoslavakia and the strategic crux being Spain. I suggested that he put it up to Churchill. Solace1's first love; with Mr. Fisher.[RG]
John & Lucie to high tea. stayed till [until] 10. They are at Epping2 & are buying a successor to slain Courtenay3.

Editorial Notes

1Graves' cat eds.
2North-east of London eds.
3cat KG

Hands Referenced

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

People Mentioned

  • 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.
  • Jenny

    Nicholson, Jenny
    Jenny Nicholson: oldest daughter of Robert by Nancy Nicholson.
  • Liddell Hart

    Liddell Hart, Capt. Basil
    War-fare expert and friend of T.E. Lawrence. Collaborated with RG on a book of T.E.L'.s letters, published in 1938. See RPG p.231. WG & Eds.
  • T.E.

    Lawrence, T. E.
    'Lawrence of Arabia.' Met Robert in Oxford in the early twenties. Made Robert his biographer and had him write "Lawrence and the Arabs." WG
  • Churchill

    Churchill, Winston (Sir)
    On the island [of Majorca] December 1935. W.G. In 1936 R.G. had an interview with him in London , and expressed his concerns about the Spanish Civil War. (Diary: November 1936) eds.
  • Aldridge

    Aldridge, John
    (1905-1983), painter and close friend and collaborator. WG m. to Lucie Brown 1940 eds.
  • Lucie

    Brown, Lucie
    Married artist John Aldridge. eds.


    • Title: Times [newspaper]
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Times Newspapers