Extract from a WW1 letter dated 31 December 1917

From May Muggridge in Beckenham to David Henry Taylor, PoW in Germany

The last day of the old year …. I wonder what the New Year will bring us? I think happiness … After all I am only going to make one resolution for 1918 … I have made that resolution before, several times in fact, but alas, I have fallen decidedly short hitherto … Saturday evening … Have finished one stocking and am now on the second … They will be warm …”