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27th Dec.

Posted 4 letters to L. stayed in and finished picture.

28th Dec.

Went out and sketched, made a nice picture. Very quiet day.

29th Dec.

Did a bit more at my last sketch.

30th Dec.

Major Borthwick went to Battalion today from Luxor. Finished my last

sketch.

31st Dec.

Saw Doctor this morning, says I'm to carry on as usual. Sketched Libyan

Hills and River Scene this afternoon with Roberts. Will not be at all a bad

picture. Feel myself improving at watercolours. Had tea with some big pot

here. Very nice tea and nice band. Last day of old year. I hope to be home

with my family long before next Xmas. Oh how I long to be there.  Am now

going to write L. Posted letter to L. To bed at 8.30 p.m. Woke up by

neighbors at 12 midnight. Soon off to sleep again thinking of home.

1st January 1916

Started at 10.30 a.m. with 8 others to visit Armant about 12 miles up the

Nile. We had a motor launch- it was lovely. Visited orange groves, trees

were laden with lovely fruit. Went on to Armant, went  through bazaar. Came

back had lunch on motor boat then went to sugar factory. I was amazed at

the way sugar is made. Quite an enjoyable trip, got back at 5 p.m. Cost

only 6 Piastres including  21 oranges. Received letter from L. dated 20th

Nov. and am posting answer.

2nd Jan. Sunday

Sketched - posted another letter to L.

3rd Jan.

Sketched from 8.15 to 3 p.m. at Karnak, received  4 letters from L, dated

25th Nov. 10th, 13th and 15th Dec. One from F. Troughton 22nd November, one

from Uncle Will 10th December.

4th Jan.

Vaccination against smallpox. Nasty cold day- some rain. Did not go out.

Posted letter to Lizzie.

                              -20-

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27th Dec.

Posted 4 letters to L. stayed in and finished picture.

28th Dec.

Went out and sketched, made a nice picture. Very quiet day.

29th Dec.

Did a bit more at my last sketch.

30th Dec.

Major Borthwick went to Battalion today from Luxor. Finished my last

sketch.

31st Dec.

Saw Doctor this morning, says I'm to carry on as usual. Sketched Libyan

Hills and River Scene this afternoon with Roberts. Will not be at all a bad

picture. Feel myself improving at watercolours. Had tea with some big pot

here. Very nice tea and nice band. Last day of old year. I hope to be home

with my family long before next Xmas. Oh how I long to be there.  Am now

going to write L. Posted letter to L. To bed at 8.30 p.m. Woke up by

neighbors at 12 midnight. Soon off to sleep again thinking of home.

1st January 1916

Started at 10.30 a.m. with 8 others to visit Armant about 12 miles up the

Nile. We had a motor launch- it was lovely. Visited orange groves, trees

were laden with lovely fruit. Went on to Armant, went  through bazaar. Came

back had lunch on motor boat then went to sugar factory. I was amazed at

the way sugar is made. Quite an enjoyable trip, got back at 5 p.m. Cost

only 6 Piastres including  21 oranges. Received letter from L. dated 20th

Nov. and am posting answer.

2nd Jan. Sunday

Sketched - posted another letter to L.

3rd Jan.

Sketched from 8.15 to 3 p.m. at Karnak, received  4 letters from L, dated

25th Nov. 10th, 13th and 15th Dec. One from F. Troughton 22nd November, one

from Uncle Will 10th December.

4th Jan.

Vaccination against smallpox. Nasty cold day- some rain. Did not go out.

Posted letter to Lizzie.

                              -20-


Transcription history
  • June 9, 2017 16:47:16 Annick Rodriguez

    27th Dec.

    Posted 4 letters to L. stayed in and finished picture.

    28th Dec.

    Went out and sketched, made a nice picture. Very quiet day.

    29th Dec.

    Did a bit more at my last sketch.

    30th Dec.

    Major Borthwick went to Battalion today from Luxor. Finished my last

    sketch.

    31st Dec.

    Saw Doctor this morning, says I'm to carry on as usual. Sketched Libyan

    Hills and River Scene this afternoon with Roberts. Will not be at all a bad

    picture. Feel myself improving at watercolours. Had tea with some big pot

    here. Very nice tea and nice band. Last day of old year. I hope to be home

    with my family long before next Xmas. Oh how I long to be there.  Am now

    going to write L. Posted letter to L. To bed at 8.30 p.m. Woke up by

    neighbors at 12 midnight. Soon off to sleep again thinking of home.

    1st January 1916

    Started at 10.30 a.m. with 8 others to visit Armant about 12 miles up the

    Nile. We had a motor launch- it was lovely. Visited orange groves, trees

    were laden with lovely fruit. Went on to Armant, went  through bazaar. Came

    back had lunch on motor boat then went to sugar factory. I was amazed at

    the way sugar is made. Quite an enjoyable trip, got back at 5 p.m. Cost

    only 6 Piastres including  21 oranges. Received letter from L. dated 20th

    Nov. and am posting answer.

    2nd Jan. Sunday

    Sketched - posted another letter to L.

    3rd Jan.

    Sketched from 8.15 to 3 p.m. at Karnak, received  4 letters from L, dated

    25th Nov. 10th, 13th and 15th Dec. One from F. Troughton 22nd November, one

    from Uncle Will 10th December.

    4th Jan.

    Vaccination against smallpox. Nasty cold day- some rain. Did not go out.

    Posted letter to Lizzie.

                                  -20-

  • June 9, 2017 16:44:39 Annick Rodriguez

    27th Dec.

    Posted 4 letters to L. stayed in and finished picture.

    28th Dec.

    Went out and sketched, made a nice picture. Very quiet day.

    29th Dec.

    Did a bit more at my last sketch.

    30th Dec.

    Major Borthwick went to Battalion today from Luxor. Finished my last

    sketch.

    31st Dec.

    Saw Doctor this morning, says I'm to carry on as usual. Sketched Libyan

    Hills and River Scene this afternoon with Roberts. Will not be at all a bad

    picture. Feel myself improving at watercolours. Had tea with some big pot

    here. Very nice tea and nice band. Last day of old year. I hope to be home

    with my family long before next Xmas. Oh how I long to be there.  Am now

    going to write L. Posted letter to L. To bed at 8.30 p.m. Woke up by

    neighbors at 12 midnight. Soon off to sleep again thinking of home.

    1st January 1916

    Started at 10.30 a.m. with 8 others to visit Armant about 12 miles up the

    Nile. We had a motor launch- it was lovely. Visited orange groves, trees

    were laden with lovely fruit. Went on to Armant, went  through bazaar. Came

    back had lunch on motor boat then went to sugar factory. I was amazed at

    the way sugar is made. Quite an enjoyable trip, got back at 5 p.m. Cost

    only 6 Piastres including  21 oranges. Received letter from L. dated 20th

    Nov. and am posting answer.



  • June 9, 2017 16:38:25 Annick Rodriguez

    27th Dec.

    Posted 4 letters to L. stayed in and finished picture.

    28th Dec.

    Went out and sketched, made a nice picture. Very quiet day.

    29th Dec.

    Did a bit more at my last sketch.

    30th Dec.

    Major Borthwick went to Battalion today from Luxor. Finished my last

    sketch.

    31st Dec.

    Saw Doctor this morning, says I'm to carry on as usual. Sketched Libyan


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