The Cairo Young Men's Christian Association
British and Colonial Forces in Egypt]
17th April 1915
Still here, you see, others have left but we seem to be going to stay here for ever. We were all ready to go but got no orders. I told you I think that we went on a four days trek. Well I believe we are going on another now. I hope we do because they are very interesting these treks.
About a fortnight ago, we took our horses down to the "Barrage" a series of huge locks on the Nile, north of Cairo, & we were