Sunday 28th February 1915

Revd Macdonald held service in the Hall in the afternoon, we attended, collection 7/1. Afterwards walked over to the Claim had tea at Jims, went to Mr Macdonalds service in the evening, staid at Jims.

Saturday 27th February 1915

It was a very hot day. In the morning I got firewood and was digging in the front garden. In the afternoon I attended a meeting of the Church Committee to meet Revd Macdonald to arrange matters about the new Church.

Friday 26th February 1915

It was a very hot day. In the morning I was working in the flower garden. I planted 3 Antersleinums in the long bed, also took up & replanted a clump of Daffodils. In the afternoon I went down to meet the steamer, got the mail and carried up a bag of sand. Willie staid at home and picked pears.

Thursday 25th February 1915

It rained early in the morning and wet the soil nicely in my garden.
Willie went to work but had to come home again as it was too slippery. He was fixing up the catamaran. I got firewood and in the evening I went for the mail & attended the Library, there was a slight shower while I was down there.

Wednesday 24th February 1915

It was a very hot day. In the morning I took up a clump of Yellow Ixius and re-planted them a little further over, also planted a clump of Grand Monaique Narcissus near Mrs David McKee’s rose tree.
In the afternoon I picked a case of Peaches & 2 cases of Bon Chretien Pears and packed a box of Eggs, afterwards went down to the village for the mail. Willie hauled the fruit & eggs down to the wharf in the evening.

Monday 22nd February 1915

It was a very fine day. Willie staid at home to dig potatoes & I helped him in the morning. In the pm I went down on to the road near our bottom gate and burned the blackberry that I slashed down some time ago and then chopped out all the canes and put them into a heap for burning another time, also got some firewood.

Sunday 21st February 1915

It was a fine day. After lunch I walked over to the Claim to church, Revd Spiers (Methodist) officiated, he preached a splendid sermon. Minnie and I went home with Jim & Jane for tea and I walked home in the evening.

Saturday 20th February 1915

It was a very hot day. The Warkworth Show was to day. A few from here went over.
In the morning I went down to the village to catalogue some magazines that came by the Steamer last night. Minnie was up here for lunch and she and Grace went down to Tennis in the afternoon.

Friday 19th February 1915

It was a very fine day. In the morning I got firewood, afterwards worked in the flower garden, I planted clumps of Bride Gladiolus, Star Ixia & Grande Monaique Jonquill.
Went down to the village in the evening to get the mail.