Item 01: Sam Norris war diary, 1 February 1915 -1 May 1915 - Page 29

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half a piastre = 1 ¼d). About every shop is a café. These are quite open to the street many of the tables being on the pavement. Hubble bubbles (pipes) can also be hired here. All manner of things are hawked in the street among these being hard-boiled eggs. There are many English "Terriers" in the place  €“ the Lancashire Fusilleers. The native quarter is the biggest of ramshackles. We were advised to go about in company & I think it is just as well. About every five yds. touts surround us.

15th March 1915 Wednesday

The Farriers told us they are getting

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