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Dear Dad (#1)

Hey Dad,

No, I can’t find a single place that is playing the world series here in Spain.

Yes, I am super bummed, but I really hope the Dodgers win too. 126 more words


Toy store, Philadelphia : 28 Nov - 4 Dec 64

Sunday 29th November

Dear Mum, Dad, Nigel and Carol,

Well yesterday, I started on the toy counter at Lit’s <Lit Brothers> and you can never imagine such chaos. 2,483 more words


Jobs in New York! 22-23 Oct 64

YMCA, 356 West 34th Street, New York City, New York

Dear Mum, Dad, Nigel and Carolyn,

Well, we are now settled in and have been here two and a half days. 1,336 more words


Settling into New York : 31 Oct - 3 Nov 64

A 2017 preface –  Firstly, this letter jumps forward a little. We have left the YMCA by now, found jobs at Saks and rented our first flat in New York. 2,332 more words

First day in New York! 20 Oct 64

Tuesday morning

Well, here we are in New York at last! We sighted the Nantucket Light at about 11:30 last night and all rushed to celebrate the fact that we had made it. 253 more words


Nearing America : RMS Queen Elizabeth : 17-19 Oct 64

…. continued from previous letter sent from RMS Queen Elizabeth, crossing from Southampton to New York, Saturday 17th – Monday 19th October 1964.

Saturday morning … 1,780 more words


Aboard RMS Queen Elizabeth : 16 Oct 64

The Queen Elizabeth, Friday morning (16 Oct 1964)

Mum and Dad and Nigel,

Well here we are, well on the way now and the ship is pitching quite a lot. 605 more words