decent selections each evening and during this time I really enjoy life in the fullest degree. Soft strains of harmony in a world of apparent discord! what a pleasing contrast!
A section of us
were was picked for special bayonet instruction to-day. A Scots Sergeant, of the Guards, is our instructor and for three days we are to be put through a course of physical training and bayonet work. The course is strenuous but very interesting. It will help us to be confident in any hand-to-hand encounter which may come our way.
July 18. Too wet for parade.
July 19 Physical training & Bayonetting. After lunch I walked to Achiet-le-grand to have a look at the magazines etc in the