'Life has been very hectic for us. We have been in banks and stockbrokers, customs, immigration, tax offices, etc, all week...'
'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...'
'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...'
'We were going to look pretty silly when he came to us, two grown men sitting in their pyjamas at 8:45 pm listening to the Beatles...'
'It was all settled, with one provision, that the Captain had to approve of us, and as the ship was in San Francisco docks we were asked to go on board and see the captain...
'They made us feel very welcome. In fact they invited us to move in, which of course we did immediately...'