Sept 1 Thursday.

Modeste went. Leonie came.
Well low: getting water from the farm.
Proofs all day – eye-strain with it. Finished at midnight.
Beryl brought black kitten from coiffeur1 & deflea-ed it.
Antonio & Marina Ca's Pintat came with Juan & Anita: they have a retail fruit shop at Nancy2
Antonio is an embusqué3 from the war. Told us more horrors of life in M. especially about Cura: and about obligatory 1880 bathing dresses there.

Editorial Notes

1 "hair salon" eds.
2France eds.
3 "one who avoids military service" i.e. a draft-dodger eds.

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Cas Pintat

    Deyá, Majorca, Spain
    A grocery shop in the Clot. KG, WG.
  • Majorca/ Mallorca

    Majorca, Sp
    Largest of the Balearic Islands, located in the Mediterranean Sea off the eastern coast of Spain. R.G. and L.R. lived there, in Deyá, from 1929-1936. eds

People Mentioned

  • Modeste

    Dreuxlin, Modeste
    cook and house maid at La Chevrie, France eds.
  • Leonie

    servant at La Chevrie eds.
  • 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
  • Antonio de Ca's Pintat

    Antonio de Ca's Pintat
    Carpenter. Francisco of Ca l'Abat's son. WG
  • Juan

    Vives, Juan
    The Doctor's brother. Married to Gelat's daughter. Lived in Rennes, France. WG
  • Anita

    Ana, Anita
    Marroig. Gelat's daughter, married to Juan Vives the Doctor's brother. Live in Rennes, France. WG
  • Cura

    Jordi, Don
    Don Jordi, the Priest. WG