Tuesday, 7 December 1937
Alf called at 10 – and took Leila, Ciss, Thirz and myself up to see Lizzie [Sarah Elizabeth BUTTERWORTH nee Wild b. 1881] at Pirongia. Rained all day, got there in time for lunch and left about 4. Had a real good day but very wet, got back safely.
Saturday, 4 December 1937
Thirza, Miriam, & the 2 baby girls, came into Ciss’s for lunch.
Pat and Beatrice came over in the afternoon. Dick came home for the weekend, looks very well. All turned in about 10.
Wednesday, 1 December 1937
Jack Strange [John Francis STRANGE b. 1874] called and took us out to Thirza’s for dinner. Left after afternoon tea, and Jack drove us back to Leila’s to tea. Jack Wild & wife [John Ernest WILD b. 1884 and Edith Helen Wild b. 1885] came to Fred’s in the evening. Rang Lizzie [Sarah Elizabeth BUTTERWORTH nee WILD b. 1881] up. Promised to go up there to stay at Xmas time.
Saturday, 27 November 1937
Thirza [Thirza’s cousin, Thirza Jane STRANGE nee WILD b. 1877], her daughter-in-law [Grace STRANGE nee ANDERSON] and 2 wee girls [Olive b. 1928 and Beverly], came on the usual weekly visit. Got a great surprise to see me. Thirza not looking so well. They left after lunch, about 3 – Ciss & I called on Mrs Blanchard at night.