9 December 1915
My dearest Mary No letter for some days the mails are not behaving well just now. I have been a bad writer the past week. I have been busy, trouble with bicycles going out of work getting others on the road sharing one machine one day borrowing another the next, an infinity of cleaning and so on consequently though Ive not been busy in the sense of covering many miles yet have had not time to myself.
Today we have got two fresh machines on the road and