Raining pretty hard & all drill is off but we enjoyed ourselves packing & unpacking Kit Bags. The harbour at Albany is open to the sea & when
with the wind blows straight through the heads makes it pretty rough. Oct 27th The Troops are all eating like horses & are getting fat & lazy as a result of no work. They are beginning to get full of sticking on the ship for there is nothing to do only eat, sleep & do a bit of physical drill.
is still pretty cloudy overhead it is drizzling rain.
We went into the wharf again today to get water & all the troops with the exception of our Company (who were on guard) went for a march similar to that we had on the previous occasion the only difference being that
to day this time it was raining & thereby marred what would have been a pleasant march. All the boats are anchored here now & such a