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drenched with frequent showers.  I am looking with pleasure to my visit here.  All is propitious including my French friends who are all most kind. On Monday evening they invited me to attend their monthly dinner and meeting of their Japanese society, but I was forced to decline because of not feeling quite fit.

The trouble with my foot is not quite over - and it seems a little poison from the pus has been absorbed into my system and on Monday it 
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