'I wish I could be there right now to offer a comforting word, especially to Mum. You both sounded so heartbroken and dejected...'
'Had a great day yesterday. We went to Disneyland which I'm sure you have heard of...'
'We spent the morning cleaning and waxing the van in preparation for the sea voyage...'
'I have decided that San Diego (and its suburbs) is by far the best place in the States...'
'We drove down the coast to the Mexican border, and decided for safety's sake to leave the van in the US and walk across to a place called to Tijuana...'
'We had a very pleasant dinner and then they really surprised us. They offered us a house on the beach at Malibu...'
'There is a fabulous crystal clear river which starts high in the mountains, and our campsite is quite near to the edge...'