This turn of events involved many parental discussions,
a mutual decision on the part of both parents, the selling
of a beautiful plot of land and abandonment of plans for
a superb bungalow there.
Then it remained to resign from work, to sell off furniture and goods which could not be transported back to England, to choose and book the passage back across the ocean and to sail back to an unknown future in a country still not fully recovered from the War and its resultant deprivations.
Yet there was the joyful expectation of knowing that the voyagers would see their family again and bring happiness to those who had spent three years of misery, distraught
at their loved ones having left them.