“Woke up feeling rather queer. Change of air & food has given all of us diarrhoea. Been sick nearly all day; with the exception of a mutton chop all has found its way to sea. Wind dead against us all day have therefore made no way at all.”
4th day sailing from England to Australia in 1878
Linda, I am thoroughly enjoying reading these journal accounts. It would have been such tough going back in that time. Truthfully, I’m no sea traveller even with todays modern comforts!