Sunday July 3rd

Went all afternoon with Laura Alan Beryl to various country villages in the northern neighbourhood of Rennes: Liffrés [sic: Lifferés], two Aubignies1, Hédé, Bécherelle2 looking perhaps for a country house. Bécherelle the nicest.[RG]
In evening explored northern quarter of Rennes, looking for a town house.
I taught them Nap.
Lost my cigarette lighter (Dunhill) finally: dates from Xmas [Christmas] 1936.

Editorial Notes

1Aubigné and St. Aubin-d'Aubigné eds.
2all towns to the north-east and north of Rennes eds.

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Rennes

    Rennes, France
    where Gelat's daughter, Anita, and son-in-law, Juan Vives live; visited by RG and LR et al in 1938 eds.

People Mentioned

  • Alan

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

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

    Pritchard, Beryl
    daughter of Harry and Amy Pritchard, R.G.'s second wife. Formerly married to Alan Hodge. Robert and Beryl had four children: William, Lucia, Juan and Tomas. eds