March 13 Monday

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Juan brought Joän and Dolores1 in his car in the afternoon. Joän looked very much older but after a time revived: we liked her very much at once. Glad that there was no political talk: but they told us of the dreadful conditions in the Spanish refugee camps and the brutality of the French police. He is doing designs for an English ballet: décor2
Very cold again.
M lle Perou got the purple spangles Honor sent Laura for Xmas [Christmas].

Editorial Notes

1friends from Majorca. eds.
2background sets eds.

Hands Referenced

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Junyer, Joän
    Nephew of Sebastian Junyer. Also a good painter. W.G.; Deaf-mute Catalan painter, ex-pupil of Picasso's, who lived in his uncle's house in Lluch Alcari [Llucalcari]. K.G.; introduced Ward and Dorothy Hutchinson to RG & LR in 1935 eds.
  • Dolores

    Junyer, Delores
    m. to Joän Junyer eds
  • Mme Perou

    Madam Perou and her family who befriended RG et al at La Chevrie eds.
  • Juan

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