Monday 31st August 1914

It was a fine day but very dull, I was digging up the long bed. In the afternoon I took Mrs Charlie Wyatt some pansy plants and she gave me some plants, after I got home I planted those she gave me namely 2 Pink Mallows, 6 Larkspurs, 2 Antirrhinum & 1 White Chrysanthemum. News came through today that the first expeditionary NZ force that left Wellington proceeded to Samoa and took it assisted by men of wars.