Item 05: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 1 January - 5 April 1919 - Page 36
Wednesday 5 February 1919
N.Z.M.R. Brigade Races, busy writing diary. Cold little better. Letter from Laura thinking I was in Australia.
Lost money at Races but even so life here is cheaper than Cairo & if the men do gamble better to keep them employed than hankering after the Flesh pots of Egypt & breaking away.