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We were then marched about 1 ½ miles to the A.I.F. headquarters at Horseferry Road and after receiving our full instructions were dismissed. We then had some lunch and proceeded by Motor Bus to Trafalgar Square & thence by Tube to Highgate in search of a piano factory about which Alan had heard. We found the place but it was being used for munition work & so we had to retrace our steps. We took the electric car to Euston & there had tea & amused the waitress for a while. We then had to fill in a few hours before getting our train to Birmingham & so resolved to go to one of the picture shows & of course could not go alone. An Australian in England gets the 'glad-eye' from every girl he passes & so we simply walked out of the restaurant & in a few minutes found ourselves is a nice picture palace with two of the prettiest little pink-cheeked girls you ever saw. (Continued in our next)

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