'My tastes have changed a little since I have been here, and I am not quite so conservative now, and the other day bought a very American looking windcheater in blue and red. Six months ago I wouldn't have worn it, but now I feel quite at home in it. The next thing is a Stetson!!'
"We went out to a very world-famous restaurant called 'Mamma Leone's' in New York. It is a place where all the famous eat..." Back in the big apple for Brooklyn gangsters, Italian celebrity hangouts and the 1964-1965 World Fair.
Today in 1965, Tony enjoys hotel luxury in Rochester, NY, thinks about their future travel plans - and is drowning in too much post!
Today in 1965, Tony gets a Mustang, visits a drunken one-horse town and enjoys American cinema, out and in...
Incredible luxury in Manhattan's Americana hotel, the world's most modern cruise liners, a strange night off-Broadway - and a very uncomfortable chat show. (Although worse things can happen on TV...)
Today in 1965, Tony passes on an offer from a Mafia mobster, and plans his onward travels....
Today in 1965, it's a short but sweet letter on electic shocks and a New York cinema trip.
Today in 1965, Tony and Colin have befriended some top Mafia gangsters and hitmen in downtown Brooklyn...
Today in 1965, Tony is too close to a terrible plane crash, considers poverty back in Britain and is stunned by Americans' views on healthcare.
On this day in 1965, the highs and lows of Ski resorts in the Catskills, and a spectacular Chinese New Year in New York's Chinatown.