Item 07: Hector Brewer diary, 17 November-12 December 1918 - Page 21
the billets but it had fined up by the time we reached the entraining point.
always usually enjoy a train journey while daylight lasts and this proved to be no exception. I can spend hours gazing at things out of the window as they flit by The different views which present themselves, the peculiar twist of a tree trunk, the ripples and light coloured lane ways on the water, or a bunch of swallows dashing about all seem to have a hyponotic attraction for me. It began to rain soon and a heavy mist settled down over the country the windows clouded and nobody showed the slightest signs of happiness.