Saturday 29 March 1919
Crossed the line
Issued free Mineral Water, Matches, Cigars & tinned Fruit but one feels no pleasure in trying to make the trip pleasurable.
Cold very bad – I think the fans were too strong in all the shops, hotels. I want a spell in dry Riverina.
Had difficulty in persuading Dolly not to buy another hat, it is a mania & fancy choosing a hat in a hole & corner place like Colombo!