to take any risks for a night's sleep.
Snow falls heavily & all the whispering pines of the adjacent woods are covered with fairy flakes of snow, giving a picture of rare beauty. All the fields for miles around are white.
Rested in same "posie" as previous day, rested & enjoyed our rations.
Recd. orders to move down to R.A.P. of 3rd Batt. Arrived there – "nothing doing" so spent day in "digging in" & making a comfortable home – finished at dark & were having tea when orders came to move off in 10 min. Proceeded under cover of darkness to a chalk pit 200 yds. behind our front line, "dug in" & spent a quiet night.