Rod, here are more (belated) updates.
Jessica is doing well with her teenage crew on the Ella Bache
in the Sydney-Hobart
Laura is entertaining flying fish in her cabin in the middle of the night
met each other at a shindy thrown by the Queen.
"An awesome evening in Buckingham Palace .....! What a privilege! Amid the splendour of the State rooms with their magnificent paintings and with several relevant displays of original letters, photos and other objects from explorations and adventures over the last two centuries, we were all presented to the Queen and Prince Philip who were hosting a Reception to mark the centenary of Capt Scott's final expedition to the S. Pole. The Reception was intended to recognise the accomplishments of those involved in exploration and adventure in all its forms.