army stretchers. The hospital is situated in a garden and after the dirt & dust of the billets, life here is very easy & pleasant. After the first day or so I felt all right and quite able to take the full benefit of this new-found liberty.
The boys here wish they could find a brand of cigarette that would keep their temperature up, in order to be kept here for a good while.
The orderly of my ward, "B. Pyrexia" is Murray Sinclair, whom I knew at the Varsity. & strange to say the local Y.M. Rep is Harry Peake, also of the Uni.
Down here I have noticed some of the
field toilers of the fields at work. All the cultivation is done by the old men, the women & children. In the heat of the mid-day sun I saw a man & woman & boy at it for all they were worth. The woman looked about 50, most likely with 3 or more sons at the Front and occasionally