V8 goes East

V8 goes East - 4
Gordon provides his fourth report as he leaft Bourges on his way through France en route for Greece and then places East (4.5.05)

The weather in France has been sunshine alternating with violent thunderstorms - in fact more rain than sun. On all recent trips French petrol cost 12 - 20p per litre less than the UK price but on this trip normal 95 octane unleaded now costs equivalent to 84p/litre so very little difference to the UK.

Gordon had a footnote expressing concern with the keyboards he will face in sending routine reports back as he travels East. Gordon commented "if the French keyboards are so different, I dread to think


Gordon Hesketh-Jones
(Harvest Gold 1904).
what a cyrilic keyboard will look like and how I will cope.........!"