Sept 4 Sunday

Proofs of Poems.
Laura finishing proofs of World & Ourselves
Parcel of Deyá bake meats from Mulhouseempanadas1, cocorois2 with spinach &[RG] bledas3 & raisins, Inca4 biscuits – a present from Anita: nearly cried for homesickness.
Bat-hunt in outhouses: flushed 3 killed one.
Big fires going all day.

Editorial Notes

1meat-pies KG
2spinach pasties KG
3green amaranths KG
4salted KG

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Deyá

    Deyá, Majorca, Sp
    Town located on the northwest coast of Majorca, on the hillside between the Teix Mountains and the sea: this was RG's home with Laura Riding from 1929 to 1936. He returned there with his family after WW II. Eds.
  • Mulhouse

    Mulhouse, France
    near Basel eds.

People Mentioned

  • Anita

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

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


    • Title: Dictionary [projected project; unfinished]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • Date: 1935
    • Title: Collected Poems [1938]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London, Toronto, Melbourne & Sydney
    • Publisher: Cassell and Co. Ltd
    • Idno: A48
    • Date: 1938
    • Title: The World and Ourselves [former title: Letter Book]
    • Author: Riding, Laura [contributor; with Sally Graves, Sir Edward Marsh et al]
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Chatto & Windus
    • Date: 1938-11