Saturday 11th December 1915

It was a very fine day. In the morning I went down to the village to get the mail, carried up some sand. The Tennis opening was in the afternoon. Grace & I went down for tea but we did not stay for the evening.

 

Thursday 9th December 1915

It was a very hot day. Willie took down 2 Cases of Tibbitts plums and his butter & eggs to the wharf before breakfast and brought up 4 bunches of fruit case lids. In the afternoon he was cutting Danthonia with Dave.

I painted the Church gate in the morning carried up some sand, in the afternoon I painted our front gate and dug amongst the Roses, in the evening I went down for the mail & attended the Library.

 

Wednesday 8th December 1915

It was rather dull and there was slight misty rain.

Willie & Dave Glass commenced to cut Danthonia in the front.

Mrs D. Matheson & Colin came to have a look round the garden, I have her roots & cuttings, they staid for Church.

In the afternoon I went down to the steamer, carried up some sand.

 

Tuesday 7th December 1915

It was a very hot day. Willie finished digging in the farm orchard. I planted some Lobelia & Antirrhinum plants. In the afternoon I went down to the Church to plane the outside door where is difficult to shut. Carried up sand.

 

Sunday 5th December 1915

It was a very fine day. I went to Communion at 8. am, there were 6 communicants.

Grace & Willie went to spend the day at Mr Glass’. I staid at home.

Revd Macdonald held service in the evening all of us went, 37 present Collection for the day 12/7.

 

Saturday 4th December 1915

It was a very fine day. Willie finished spraying in this orchard and then he went to the farm orchard to spray the Lemons.

In the morning I went down to the wharf carried up some sand, Mr Addison Senr came to get my signature, he stayed lunch. I went down to the Church in the evening to tidy up and to arrange some flowers, met Revd Macdonald there and a boy he brought with him, went down to the wharf & carried up some sand.

 

Friday 3rd December 1915

It was a very fine day. I planted some Dahlia plants. Willie was spraying in this orchard. Fred & I went down to the village in the morning, Fred took some snap shots of the Church, we were down to the wharf when the Steamer came in, she is making a round trip to day.

Fred & his wife left this evening, Willie drove them down to the Steamer, Flo’ T & Edith returned with them on a visit to them at Dargaville. I brought some sand with me in the sulky.

We shall miss our visitors very much because Fred is very good company.

 

Thursday 2nd December 1915

It was a very fine day. I planted out some Cosmea plants that Mrs D. Matheson gave me also planted some Dahlias. Willie showed Fred round the farm and Fred took some snap shots of the house & the cattle.