I’m delighted to hear from you, and a little befuddled as to how to answer, since I think I’ve answered most of your questions in letters you had not received when you wrote me but should certainly have received by now. Let me tick them off briefly, just to make sure; then on to news.
Yes, I really have moved to Armorica, or I would not have received your letter.
No, I do not know what Dad will say, or, indeed, has said; he has forbidden Mum to correspond with me. However, I can well imagine, as can you