Feb 1 Wed.

I got up at 10 and got a car to the village to send off the packets by the 10.30 post.
Dictionary again
and a walk with Dorothy to the big lake, and checking last scenes of Greeks & Trojans with Laura.
Honor wants to come in a fortnight: has something in her mind it seems.
This was to have been another Crisis day: but it was postponed by Roosevelt making a speech of support for France & England at a secret meeting.
(Two days later: this is now denied.)

Hands Referenced

People Mentioned

  • Dorothy

    Simmons, Dorothy
    Sculptor associated with the Graves-Riding inner circle (1938-39). Married to Montague Simmons. eds
  • Laura

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

    Wyatt, Honor
    Journalist. Arrived in Deyá fortuitously. Married to Gordon Glover...Son Julian. W.G. First acquainted with R.G. and L.R. early in 1934; returned to visit in 1935; continued friendship in England. eds (RPG 211).
  • Roosevelt

    Roosevelt, Franklin D.
    (1882-1945): President of the United States (1933-1945). eds.


    • Title: Dictionary [projected project; unfinished]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • Date: 1935
    • Title: Trojan Ending [dramatised version based on Laura Riding's book; later called Greeks and Trojans]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • Date: 1938-01