This is a diary written by John. In the diary, he told us he had a very pleasant voyage. Although Henry and he slept in a very small cabin, he also had so
mething joyful that he made new friends, Mr. Gray and Mr. Scott. By reading the newspaper he knew some funny moments happened on board. He made full use of time on the ship learning about Australia and looked forward to starting a magnificent life in the new land.
1）So I will be in good condition for the work that lies ahead. 2) Mr. Gray is very clever with his pen and writes a weekly newspaper for the passengers.
[ adv.] SYN productively They thought they should use their time more profitably.
2）lie ahead/in store
to be going to happen to sb in the future Some difficulties lie behind us, but greater ones lie ahead. 有些困难已经克服了，但更多困难还在前面。
[n.] an act of traveling by water I wish you bon voyage [bɑ n ?v? ? ? d? ]