Saturday 20th November 1915

It was a fine day. In the morning I went down to the village to post a Paper, I took a bunch of flowers to Captn Olsen, carried up a bag of sand. In the afternoon I walked over to the Claim, had tea at Jims, and there I went up to Mr Whitakers to take him a bunch of Roses, returned to Jims to stay the night.

 

Friday 19th November 1915

It was a very fine day. Willie went to Ab Wyatts orchard to finish budding some Lemon stocks. After he came back he planted 5 hills of Pumpkins in the farm orchard. In the morning I got a lot of firewood, in the afternoon I went down to the steamer for get the mail, carried up a bag of sand.

 

Thursday 18th November 1915

It was a very fine day. I planted 3 Tomato plants that I raised myself from Mr Wallaces seed in the farm orchard, also stuck the 2nd row of Stratagem Peas. Willie earthed up the Potatoes in the farm orchard and late in the afternoon he went to Ab Wyatts orchard to bud some Lemons. In the evening I went down for the mail and attended the Library, I carried up a bag of sand.

Wednesday 17th November 1915

It was a very fine day. The wind has gone round to the SW. I walked over to Ti Point in the morning, called at Charlie Dunnings to take Mr D. a bunch of roses, then went on to Harold Torkingtons where I had lunch, then went on to Joe’s, Minnie showed me all round their garden, they have a fine lot of vegetables growing, she gave me some Tomato plants to bring home with me. I came round here with the steamer, I brought a bag of white sand from Ti Point. Willie brought his butter & eggs down to the wharf in the sulky and he brought up his good in it, and my sand.

 

Tuesday 16th November 1915

It was a fine day. In the morning I went down to the village to get the mail, carried up a bag of sand, after I came back I replanted the Dun Beans in the farm orchard that the slugs had eaten, afterwards I stuck a row of Stratagem Peas, and dug the ground each side of the row.

Willie was digging for Pumpkins.

Minnie was here in the afternoon while we were at work so did not see her.

 

Monday 15th November 1915

Willie and I were working in the farm orchard, Willie was cleaning the rubbish off the ground near the gate ready for digging up for Pumpkins. I resowed the White Stone Turnips – Stratagem Peas that the slugs had eaten.

 

Saturday 13th November 1915

There were several showers during the day. I went down to the village in the morning to post some letters, went to the Library to catalogue the new magazines. Also went down in the afternoon to put flowers in the vases in the church.

 

Friday 12th November 1915

It rained heavy early this morning but cleared up and turned out a fine day.

In the morning I got firewood, in the afternoon I was helping Willie dig round the trees in the orchard. Went down to the steamer in the evening and got the mail, carried up to the Library a parcel of Magazines.

Willie received a long and interesting letter from Bert Wallace who is with a howitzer battery at Gallipoli.

 

Thursday 11th November 1915

It was a fine day. Willie took his butter & eggs down to the wharf in the sulky and he brought my bags of sand up with him. He and Grace were fishing off the old wharf and brought home some small ones. I also went down and took the Captain a bunch of Roses.

Went down to the village in the evening to get the mail and attend the Library.