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good week end. On Saturday afternoon we got a car & went out to Helouan, called in at San Giovanni cafe on the way back & had afternoon tea. Got back to town & ran on out to the Pyramids & saw them & the Sphinx by moonlight. Had tea in a cafe in Mena & went back to Cairo by train. Had dinner at York House on the roof. It was beautiful & cool there after the hot day. Stayed till 11.

Sunday morning
Rifle inspection & Church parade at 7 am. Went into town early had lunch at York House & spent most of the afternoon there. When it got cool we went into the Esbekiah gardens & listened to the band playing. Afterwards had some refreshments at Saults & then went out to Gezira. It was the 11.30 train I got back to camp again.

Monday 3rd Sept.
Was feeling very tired on early morning parade, but everybody seemed to be suffering similarly. They understand what Monday morning are here & show some consideration. We have no

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