'I wish I could be there right now to offer a comforting word, especially to Mum. You both sounded so heartbroken and dejected...'
'We spent the morning cleaning and waxing the van in preparation for the sea voyage...'
'We pulled into one camp and we were amazed to see men lying everywhere dead drunk...'
'The foreman hired us immediately, saying that he appreciated 'culture,' and seemed to think that because we are English that we are automatically highly cultured! He asked me what sort of cultural level we were on in England, and I was so amazed by him that I just...
'We have the top bedroom which is up in the attic, and consequently gets very hot during the day, but thankfully cools off during the night. Also it only has one fairly small double bed - so it's not too great!! However we do have a very nice pool in the garden...'
'Much as I like America (and I do) it's a rotten country. Bribery and corruption thrive here. Everyone seems to be in on some racket...'
"We got stopped by the police again this morning, Colin this time, and we had the Deputy Sheriff armed with two very fancy six shooters, and his name was Jake Lee..."