"They both looked about 100 and were completely drunk, and were driving a mule-drawn cart through the middle of the town..."
' I have my doubts about him being a future President of the States, as many people predict, mainly because of his stature - he is very small - about 5ft 6 inches. It's difficult to imagine such a small man being the president...'
'We saw a cattle auction, and we stopped and went in. It was in a roughly built wooden arena and there were lots of real cowboy looking types...'
'Tomorrow is the day of the space shot and we are going to watch it on TV... We have arranged our work so that we shall be by the pool most of the day. What a life!'
'Last evening we got completely lost. We were trying to get to a very small town and had to go on small side roads. Lots of these roads have no surface and are just dust tracks. The soil is very red and as you drive along you leave behind a huge red cloud of dust...'
"We get the same old jokes about tea, the Beatles, and 'old chap' - these are regulars but the favourite is that we drink 'hot beer'..."
Dining by the pool - then seeing farm workers in horse drawn wagons. The strange world of the deep south in 1965. 'It is scenes like this that amaze me about America...'
'We had a dip, and then sat in the sun, each reading a book called 'Advice to Investors' just like a couple of playboy millionaires!! Nobody would think that a few months ago we were picking up fag-ends for a living!!'
'He began laughing like a maniac every now and then for no apparent reason... and suddenly picked up his gun and began shooting wildly in the air.' Tony and Colin are terrorised by a moonshine-fuelled local, like a scene from Deliverance.
Today in 1965, Tony recalls pool games - and a terrifying moment: "Doing a breast stroke, I felt my elbow hit the side of Colin’s head... when I surfaced I saw Colin clutching his ear and yelling in agony..."