Friday 22nd June 1917

The wind is in from the E and threatens for rain. In the morning I was working the other side of the hill, and in the afternoon in the flower garden, afterwards I went down to meet the steamer, Minnie, Joe and Jane were there, the former to meet their daughter Alma who came up for her winter holidays, she is teaching at Papakura. Willie Knaggs came up with me for tea and in the evening all of us went down to the Hall to hear a Lecture by Revd Mawson of the Canton Presbyterian Mission in “China”, there was a good attendance and the lecture was very interesting, the ladies provided a good supper.