Item 03: Sydney B. Young war diary, 15 October 1916-14 April 1917 - Page 134
It was the surprise of my life.
Never in my life have I seen such riotous fun Everywhere we went some girl would
shove what they call a tickler into my face or throw a ball on a piece of elastic at you.
The girls are a fine type, some almost beautiful and it is said they save up all their
money till Bank Holiday and then blue it up in a day Certainly the majority were
expensively dressed, some wearing 3 & 4 guinea fur