Meredith’s shot of the mountains of central Corsica–soon after taking off from Toulouse and heading east on our secret mission with a Poldark connection…
Elba–Napoleon’s home for a while and where the Ellis family had a holiday in 1962–is quickly followed by…
…the island of Giglio with last year’s wreck of the Concordia lying on its side, just visible, looking like a child’s white coffin.
Then leaving Italy at Brindisi and approaching our destination, the island of Corfu–hoping the secret will hold until Tuesday evening when the celebrant should get the surprise of his life!
The view (below)–Albania–from the location where all was revealed last night and our subject was duly astonished that such a thing could be achieved.
Andrew Graham–Winston’s son–is 70 today and Peggotty his wife summoned friends from far and wide (Texas and Melbourne–Sydney, Bath and Lautrec) to bear witness and celebrate with a Surprise Party.
She did it for his 40th, his 50th and his 60th.
As Andrew arrived on the empty terrace of the villa last night, one by one, familiar faces popped up from hiding….
“She’s done it again and I had no idea!”
Today all 19 co-conspirators are all feeling self-satisfied and relieved.
Now let’s go for a swim…