Dry, sunny, cold, hoar frost N.E. [wind] Quite a pleasant day for moving outside. Started at 9 + walked to [word deleted] Kirkbank Cottage (Thomson1 much better), Castle Street, Bleachfield Road, Curror Street + Knowepark. Then cycled to
Ya Glebe Terrace, Yarrow Terrace, Mauldsheugh, Cannon Street, Linglie Cottages, Beechwood, Middlestead, + Howden. Had cigarette beside the [?] ruin at Oakwoodmill Bridge. Got tea at 3 + then cycled to Whitmuir getting back before 6. Had to give Mrs Neil2 both douche + enema. Meg Linton3 + Miss Suttie4 called. ‘Phoned David5 + dissuaded him from coming out on Thursday as Matron said she could not undertake any more cases.
1 John Thomson, chauffeur, Inhabitant Occupier not rated of a house and garden Kirkbank Cottage, Forest Road, Selkirk [1921 Valuation Roll, VR007900012-/162, Selkirk Burgh, page 162 of 644], see also diary entry for 18 April 1921
2 Christina Neil née Scott had given birth to Agnes Grey Neil on 14 April 1921
3 Meg Linton has not yet been identified
4 Gladys May Wallace Suttie (1901-1926), companion at Oakwood, engaged to Thomas Mitchell
5 David Charteris ‘Dav.’ Graham (1889-1963), M.B., medical practitioner and Dr Muir’s business partner
[Source: Scottish Borders Archives & Local History Service SBA/657/24, Dr J S Muir of Selkirk, medical practitioner, journal for 1921]