Dry hard frost: roads splendid. Sharp N.E. wind. Cycled to Beechwood, Bowhill West Lodge + Scaurneuk1 + enjoyed it greatly. Got back about 1.30. Met Helen, Nancy + Mrs Andrew Linton2 in Market Place + the latter asked if she might take Helen up with her till Wednesday so I was left alone once more. A good many people in at night.
1 Scaurneuk Cottage, Yarrow, home of John Geddes, shepherd, and Margaret Geddes née Graham, see diary entry for 4 December 1919
2 Victoria Winona Linton née Johnston, known as Winona, wife of Andrew Linton (1873-1951), agriculturalist, of Gilmanscleuch but sometimes working in Africa
[Source: Scottish Borders Archives & Local History Service SBA/657/22, Dr J S Muir of Selkirk, medical practitioner, journal for 1919]