March 30 Thursday

Primroses with Beryl: dictionary.
David came at 1.15.
We all met him at station and spent all time with him, till [until] he went after supper.
Joan showed us his lovely new ballet designs.
David decided to come to the U.S.A. [United States of America] with us.
Have had a very stiff back for days.
Proofs of Lives of Wives
The red cock with the large comb that we were going to have for supper was stolen at 9 am from the tree where it was hung: the gendarme1 came.

Editorial Notes

1policeman eds.

Hands Referenced

People Mentioned

  • 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
  • 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.
  • David Reeves

    Reeves, David
    Brother of James Reeves [and Ethel Herdman] RPG 292.


    • Title: Dictionary [projected project; unfinished]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • Date: 1935
    • Title: Lives of Wives [prose]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: London, Toronto, Melbourne & Sydney
    • Publisher: Cassell and Co. Ltd.
    • Idno: A39
    • Date: 1939