Weather the same: hard frost + heavy rime: a cloudless sky all day + a Harvest Moon at night. Cycled to Elmrow, Goslaw Green, Wellwood Stables (where I put up Mitchell’s arm in starch1), Gib. & Lum., Black Andro: called at Mauldsheugh. Sat in the bower again. It was quite warm till the sun disappeared behind the church. Got a pleasant surprise at Frank Scott’s account for painting the house viz £48-18-11.
1 Alexander Mitchell (fl.1920), chauffeur living at Wellwood, Ettrick Terrace, Selkirk had fallen off a horse on 2 October 1920 whilst riding at Headshaw with two of Dr Muir’s grandsons
[Source: Scottish Borders Archives & Local History Service SBA/657/23, Dr J S Muir of Selkirk, medical practitioner, journal for 1920]