A fine sharp sunny day. I am getting lass + less to do + David [Graham] more + more. I suppose such a thing might have been expected but it is not a pleasant sensation being shelved when one feels perfectly fit for work. I have brought it on myself + therefore must try to submit with a good grace. Made 5 visits. Wrote B.S.A., Sturmey Archer + Mrs Yates. Got a [illegible] with accts. Helen [Muir] + I supped at
Mrs Shawpark. Hilda + Vera Brown there two very nice girls1. Vera being especially clever.
1 Possibly Vera Watson Brown (1900-) and Hilda Watson Brown (1898-), daughters of William Brown, banker, and Henrietta Brown née Watson, married 1896 at Hamilton, and all resident at Vellore House, Muiravonside [Maddiston], Stirlingshire, 1911 Census
[Source: Scottish Borders Archives & Local History Service SBA/657/22, Dr J S Muir of Selkirk, medical practitioner, journal for 1919]