For my part, I have no excuse, save that I have no especial wish to hasten certain reunions. And that I find quite enough by way of diversion without resorting to an excess of silly words
In a few weeks, it will be Camille's birthday. I suggest that we dunk him in the Seine once for every year he has spent in suspended existence. Perhaps David -- whom, I must say, it has been wonderful to see up and about after all this time -- would like to charge himself with whatever preparations he finds most suitable to the grand occasion.