TCD MS 11274/87 folio 2 recto
[23 December 1918] anyway there it is. Each pier has a little house with windows except the end abutment piers which have quite big houses built about them and at each of the four corners is an Emperor on a horse. Id not be saying there is great beauty in the statues or even in the piers but the steelwork is magnificent. The design is perfectly simple just as in my Plate I no latticing or counter bracing.
Having arrived at the end going back into Cologne you see the Cathedral the greatest outside in the world they say. The façade of the Cathedral is overwhelming.
But it was afternoon when I got there & by the time I had bought the beer it was dark nearly. Im going to have a proper day at it. Our programme for next year is as follows:
January 1st 2 weeks Section gun drill
January 2nd 2 weeks Battery gun drill
February Brigade gun drill
This is serious. Can you beat it? You must read the Belle au bois down ante two before Noll has it eaten