Usual full day's drill in mud & ice. Evening in Y.M.C.A. Hut, where we heard a very stirring address on the grandeur of a pure life by an Anglican Canon.
Usual day's work.
Evening in Regimental writing room, where there is one of the best stoves in camp.
Usual work, especially musketry exercises. Throat very sore all day as a result of a cold caught while on leave.
Evening in Regimental Writing Room.
Route march with full pack & rifle this morning. The mud on the roads was simply "out of bounds" & we arrived back at camp with boots & puttees pasted over with the stuff & our overcoat tails were a disgrace to Australian dignity. However we are so used to it now that we paddle through it like young children & quite enjoy the fun. Talk about wading through blood & tears to