the last few hours in London are passing Most Pleasurably.
simon enjoyed bits of cold comfort farm being read out while he snoozed. seriously – if one HAD to travel all the way to South Africa (although it is a glamorous proposition, we’re Aware), there is Not a nicer way to spend the last few hours with a simon, tea, nancy mitford, stella gibbons and a ticking clock.
we’ve known a few simons in our time but this one has to be the absolute Best.
so we’re about to leave.
don’t expect to hear from us until we LAND in Cape Town sometime around teatime on Friday.
mainly because we managed to break *sighs* the US-to-UK electrical adaptor which means we are r u n n i n g out of j u i c e as the Americans say and won’t be able to re-charge until we can plug in the (hopefully more sturdy) US-to-SouthAfrican electrical adaptor device.
travel does broaden the mind but sometimes threaten the intellect.
see you below the Equator*