Fair weather continues. Today there was scarcely a cloud in the sky all day. At 9.15 gave boy Turnbull1, R.C. School chlor[oform] and extracted teeth. Then I cycled via Goslaw Green, Sloebank, Dunsdale Road + Buccleuch Road to Beechwood + Oakwood + at 2.15 motored to Lilliesleaf, Riddell N Lodge, Kirklea + Dryden getting back at 5.30. There was a gathering of Ogilvies at Kirklea2. David3 came this evening + cycled over to Yair. Helen + Nancy4 to Faldonside + had tea with Jessie Boyd5.
1 Not identified
2 Kirklea, Ashkirk was the home of William Henry ‘W H’ or ‘Will’ Ogilvie (1869-1963), poet, author, journalist and one of Australia’s great Bush poets, and his wife Katherine Margaret ‘Madge’ Ogilvie née Scott Anderson (1879-1965)
3 David Charteris ‘Dav.’ Graham (1889-1963), M.B., medical practitioner and Dr Muir’s business partner
4 Agnes Amelia ‘Nancy’ Roberts née Muir (1878-1948) and Helen Frances ‘Mousey’ Muir (1880-1963), Dr Muir’s second and third daughters
5 Jessie Milne Brack Boyd (1867-1961), of Faldonside, plantswoman and gardener
[Source: Scottish Borders Archives & Local History Service SBA/657/24, Dr J S Muir of Selkirk, medical practitioner, journal for 1921]