Sunday 2nd A fine day. Revd Richards held service in this hall in the morning, there was a fair congregation. Of course I was unable to go. Mr Richards came here for dinner.
Pat & Dolly came in the afternoon.
Wednesday 5th Revd Thornley (Methodist) came to see me just as we had finished lunch. He offered up a nice prayer for me, Bowden Birdsall came back with Jim from the steamer, I wanted him to witness my signature , Jane gave him afternoon tea, and Laurence Whitaker came to see me in the evening.
Saturday 8th It was a fine day. Mr & Mrs Stewart called here on their way back from Warkworth where Mr S had sung last night at a Methodist concert, they staid for lunch.
Sunday 9th It was a fine day. There was no service here. Hector & Jean went to Ti Point to spend the day, Alma returned with them in the evening to stay. Jim took me out for a drive in the afternoon, we went to Big Omaha.
Monday 10th It was a beautiful day. Wm Dunning, his wife & Mr & Mrs A. Dunning drove over to see me, they came as we were just finishing lunch, Jane gave them afternoon tea. I was very pleased to see them as they have always been kind to me.
Tuesday 11th It was a fine day. Alma returned home in the cream cart. Received letters from Jack & Lily.
Thursday 13th Wrote letters to C. Dunning, Mrs Addison, Mr Birss, and Jack & Lily.
Sunday 16th It was a showery day. Revd Addenbrooke held service in the hall in the pm. On account of the weather there was only a small congregation.
The Parson came here for tea after the service.
It rained heavily all last night.
Monday 17th Alma & Eyleen came in the morning for me to witness Alma’s signature, they would not stay for lunch as they had a boat at cemetery point and the tide was going out.
Saturday 22nd It was a fine day. I got my boots on and went up to the garden and weeded round the flowers. It is the first gardening I have done for over six months.
Monday 24th There was a shower in the pm otherwise a fine day. I got my boots on and was working in the garden morning & pm.
Sunday 23rd It was a fine day. Mr Aitken held service in the hall in the morning instead of Revd Rouprecht, all in this house went. The parson and a Mr Clarke came here for dinner. And Pat, Dolly and Edgar Dunning were here for tea.
Saturday 29th It was fine during the day, but late in the afternoon it thundered , lightened and came on to rain. There was a cricket match at the Domain between Warkworth V Omaha.
Warkworth battered first and made 31 runs. Omaha made 114. Warkworth 2nd innings 37 runs, therefore Omaha won in 1 innings and 46 runs.
I planted out 7 Tomato plants
Sunday 30th It was a very fine day. Eddie & Ivy and three little boys drove over to spend the day. Mr Milligan held service in the hall, all from here went except myself. Mr M came up here for dinner so we had a large party.