Item 01: John Duncan McRae diary, 5 October-11 December 1917 - Page 58

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The hopes with which our eyelids close each night.

By way of anti-climax, we had a novelty in the way of jam for tea to-night. It is called rheubarb jam and judging from taste & appearance I should say that it consisted of rheubarb & plums in about equal proportions & is really excellent as is also the marmalade which we occasionally get.
In fact, although I do not generally eat marmalade at all, I liked it so well the other night that I ate so much that I do not think I will ever be able to look at it again - till next time.

I read an article in 'The Forum' on Revolution in organised Religion which railed against the apathy in modern church

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