Monday 25th March 1918

It was a very fine day.  Willie was digging out paspalum in the orchard.  I was working in the flower garden all day.
I planted 9 clumps of Daffodils & 2 clumps of Paper White Narcissus.


Sunday 24th March 1918

It was a fine day.  In the afternoon I walked up to Mr Jas Greenwoods, had a look round his place and had tea there, from there I walked down to the church , Mr Macdonald conducted the service, there were 30 present.  Collection 11/- .  I gave Mr Macdonald a letter to give to Mr Goerty containing  7  £1 notes, being our contribution to the Church for the half year ending the 31st March.


Saturday 23rd March 1918

It was a fine day.  I finished planting Daffodils in the Diamond bed,  also planted a clump of Fresias & Dwarf Pink Gladiolus.  After I had finished I took some flowers down to the church, fixed up the window the storm broke and trimmed the lamps ready for tomorrow nights service.


Friday 22nd March 1918

It was a fine day.  After breakfast I went down to the beach and sieved sand and carried across to the wharf.  Afterwards called on Mrs Gravatt.  In the afternoon Willie took fruit down to the wharf,  Grace and Raymond went with him,  & they fished off the wharf & brought home a schnapper & some small fish.  I planted 8 clumps of Daffodils in the Diamond Bed.


Thursday 21st March 1918

It was a fine day.  After the rain the wind has changed to the west.  The strong wind we have been experiencing has blown down a quantity of pine cones and the ground is strewn with pine needles.  I commenced to plant Daffodils, I planted 8 clumps on the border next the roses opposite the summer house.  In the evening I went down for the mail and changed my books at the Library.  Mrs Knowles called in the evening.  I sieved sand in the morning & Willie hauled up.


Tuesday 19th March 1918

The wind was still blowing strong from the NE.  The steamer did not come last night nor to day.  The wind has done damage in my garden in breaking down Dahlias, Cosmeas and other plants.  I was getting & preparing kerbing and fixing it.


Sunday 17th March 1918

It was a beautiful day.  I went to Mr Whitakers in the afternoon, he showed me the curio’s that his son Charlie had sent from Palestine.  Mrs D. Darroch & Mrs Wat Darroch were at Jims for tea.