was an exceptionally heavy frost. The trees were white as if it had snowed heavily, even the mules with long coats were covered in frost I have never seen anything like it.
On arrival at Poperhinge (Belgium) I found there was no train going till next morning, & put up at the officers club for the night.
Left Poperhinge by the leave train at 10.30, & did not arrive at Boulogne till 7 oclock (about 4 hrs late on a usually slow train) I found the hotels nearly all full but managed to get a bed at the Paris hotel
I got my stuff to the wharf The handling of a heavy valise is a great nuisance travelling & then I waited in a