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.

 

Friday 15th March 1918

It was a very fine day.  I went with the cream cart as far as Robert Williams, I took Mrs W some Dahlias & Rouvaidias, had dinner there and Mrs W drove in their sulky back to Jim Dunnings, Jim was away at Warkworth to a sale, but returned for tea, I staid the night.

 

Wednesday 13th March 1918

It was a very fine day.  Willie took the Box of Eggs down to the steamer in the sulky before breakfast.  I finished digging the piece of ground the top side of the house.  In the evening there was a meeting of the Mutual Improvement Society in the Hall.  Mr A. Matheson presided.  The subject for discussion was, “Should Dalmations be allowed to acquire land”

 

Monday 11th March 1918

It was a very fine day.  I was digging the top side of the house in the morning.  In the afternoon I washed my clothes.  Grace & Raymond went down to Mrs A. Dunnings in the pm.  Mrs Knowles called in the evening.

 

Sunday 10th March 1918

It was a very fine day.  Revd Gould (Presbyterian) held service in the Hall in the morning, there was a large congregation.  Afterwards I went up to J. C. Wyatts to spend the day.

 

Saturday 9th March 1918

It was a very fine day.  Dave carted their charcoal down to the wharf.  In the morning I went down to the beach and sieved a lot of sand and carried 3 bags of it across to the wharf for Dave to cart up for me.  The remainder of the day I was digging the top side of the house.