Ap 7 Thursday

Solace1 no worse: takes up a lot of the day.
Finished checking Laura's Collected Poems proofs.
Laura confirming Winifred in her protocol feelings with a long letter dictated to Alan. Then worked with Len.
Walk with Laura to Baker St via a tea-shop with a Rudolph Steiner2 atmosphere & good cakes and a funny little woman.
Laura went to a shoe shop & didn't buy shoes.

Editorial Notes

1Graves' cat eds.
2Rudolf Steiner, Austrian philosopher (1861-1925) eds.

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Baker Street

    Westminster, London, England

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

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

    Holmes, Winifred
    poet KG; husband Jack Holmes eds.


    • Title: Collected Poems [1938]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: London, Toronto, Melbourne & Sydney
    • Publisher: Cassell and Co. Ltd
    • Idno: A35
    • Date: 1938