Sunday 06 April 1919
"I made out a list of metal type I have this evening at 6.20.
I had my 'office' out this afternoon*.
I didn't think that the Daily Mail beauty prizewinner has got a nice face at all: I think that the second prizewinner ought to have been first.
I went down the cellar and sifted some coal and brought it up.** I also brought some twigs of wood up.
I had some dates this evening.
We had beef for dinner today.
The stove proved a bit better today.
Weather: - Cloudy. Moderate temp. No rain or snow. Slightly misty."
*Possibly his pens, inks and stationery kept in a special container or even a sloped writing desk.
** Coal was often delivered with a lot of coal dust which had to be separated from the lumps of coal otherwise it would not burn easily.