Martin, thank you so much! I am in an internet cafe now - next stop the BBC, to pick up my passport.
And I have decided - once I have it, I am going to Paris! Tonight if possible, tomorrow, if not. The ticket will cost almost the last of my money, so I hope I find something there. Or someone.
And I hope this doesn't sound greedy but, Martin, did you find anything else along with my passport? When Helen 'found me' (I now know she had been following me, she's no Good Samaritan), I had almost nothing on me. I must have had some other things - documents, credit cards, things like that. Did you notice anything else in that thorny bush? I'm sure you would have looked but....
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