managed to get a taxi & seven of us scrambled into the 'Ford' & thus pleasantly ended a very pleasant holiday. We arrived at Rellestore by 1.30 & were in bed by 2.
We were suffering rather severely at this time with chilled feet & this to a degree interfered with the enjoyment of our furlough ,but since then we have almost recovered, as a result of oiling & massaging.
Up at 7 to go through the usual parade routine etc. We commenced elementary musketry exercises today. The snow is thawing now & this means that there is mud everywhere, especially on the main thoroughfare of the camp & we have mud all over our boots, puttees & overcoat tails, much to our discomfort etc. However, spring is coming.
Our Australian military boots have proved quite useless to keep out the