31 October 1919 diary of Dr John Stewart Muir (1845-1938) of Selkirk

Weather still very disagreeable. N.E. wind – slight – + a lot of rain. Motored to Bowhill + Lewinshope. Baptie went down to Ormiston + Renwick1 in the afternoon for the gooseberry rasps+ apple + cherries to plant in garden.

From Magic Cave a Pork Pie : cream cheese 2 dozen ?. potted shrimps : pears : Rock.

1 Ormiston & Renwick, founded as a seed merchants in Melrose in 1804 and more recently a garden centre in the town’s High Street

[Source: Scottish Borders Archives & Local History Service SBA/657/22, Dr J S Muir of Selkirk, medical practitioner, journal for 1919]

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Archivist, interests include Dr John Stewart Muir 1845-1938) of Selkirk, general practitioner, and Seton Paul Gordon (1886–1977), naturalist, author and photographer

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