It was a very fine day. George Davey & I walked over to Ti Point in the morning, he went to Harolds for lunch, I went down to Joe’s to enquire after him, as he has had influenza pretty bad but was glad to find he was much better. George stayed at Harolds all night, but I walked back, got the mail and attended the Library.
It was a very fine day. I wrote a letter to my brother Henry and it was posted in the afternoon. I took some Roses down to the Captain and some Dahlia roots to the Engineers of the “Kawau”.
The “Kawau” made a round trip, but came in here first to land passengers. Willie Pratt, Horace and his wife came up by her, also George Davey who came up here to stay.
It was a fine day. Willie hauled the 18 Cases Fruit down to the wharf before he went to work. I went down to the village later on to put them on steamer which should have been here at 7.30am did not get here before 9 owing to a dense fog at Mangawai.
In the afternoon I went to see the stone breakers at work, and afterwards to Willie Dunnings.
It was a very hot day. Willie went back to work in the quarry. We were picking Plums all day. We picked 10 Cases Burbank, 1 Mixed Plums, 5 Tibbitts, 2 Early Orleans.
It was a very hot day. Willie, Grace & Mrs Simpson drove over to the Claim, we all had dinner at Jims and in the afternoon Mrs Lloyd was buried in the Whangateau Cemetery, a large number attended, I read the service. We returned to Jims, had tea and we drove home.
It was a fine day. In the morning I went down to the village to send some lemons by Charlie Dunning to Jane. Heard that Mrs Lloyd had died suddenly last night. Alf Gravatt came up here afterwards to ask me to read the service over Mrs Lloyd tomorrow at 2.30. Harold & Flo drove over in the afternoon & staid tea, they gave me a lift when they were returning home, as far as the Ti Point road and then I walked on to Jims, staid the night.
Hot day. We passed a quiet day at home. In the evening I conducted services in the Hall to celebrate Christ’s birthday and also the Marsden Centenary, there was a fair congregation. Mrs Gravatt presided at the organ. Collection 6/2 for organ fund.
It was a fine day. In the morning I went down to the village to post some letters. We were preparing for Christmas. In the evening I went for the mail and attended the Library.
It was a fine day. In the morning I walked over to Ti Point. Called at Joe’s to take the children a Xmas box. Returned home in the Steamer. Got the mail and came home. In the afternoon I was working in the flower garden.
It was a fine day, but very windy.
I planted out 14 Dahlia plants. Willie and the others picked 5 Cases of plums in the evening.