Journal Entry – Friday August 17th 1917

Reginald came home on Monday Mr Bignall came also. Yesterday D & I went to Milton to attend a meeting called by Dr Musgrave for the purpose of discussing the question of a district nurse. Mary came home that evening, she had come from London via Bournemouth where she spent the night, in a sidecar of guy Newman’s motor bicycle.

The outcome of all the agitation about the Stockholm conference, & the vote at the Labour conference is that Mr Henderson has resigned from the Cabinet.

In the meantime the fighting in Flanders is raging, we are making terrific attacks have taken Hill 70, & it looks as if Lens will soon be ours.

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