The Brighton Line
Notes for a novel.
Arriving in Istanbul, a Muslim city, at night, had been a shock. They hadn’t known where they were. There was nothing that resembled a bus station or a tourist information booth.
He sees the banjo in a second hand shop in Croydon. No strings attached, couple of pegs missing, battered case. They are asking 4 pounds for it.
Simon and Arthur continue their conversation in Bill Wyman's restaurant.
Arthur gets from London to Bangkok with some help from the narrator.
Arthur gets from the airport into the city OK. He has decided to spend a few days in Bangkok before going back to the village where he lives.