Knox took over the task of breaking it, using mavis Batey and Margaret Rock as his assistants, to test out every possibility.
“He pretended he was just going to have the weekend off and made sure the Japanese spy would pass it all back,” mavis recalled.
The most astonishing came from Ron and mavis Pirola, a middle-aged Australian couple who have been together for 57 years.
Ryan Adams, mavis Staples and Band of Horses are some of the artists to perform.
“The marvellous thing about him was that he played it extremely cool,” mavis said.
From the portholes they could see the white bones of the mavis's crew lying on the reddish sand of the valley bottom.
He thought of the bleached bones of the crew of the mavis, and shuddered.
Peter dropped his hands to his sides and said happily, "Got any cookies for us, mavis?"
Rather an odd name, mavis, isnt it?I at last ventured to observe.
Every morning mavis asked him for the boxes, and each time he either pretended to have forgotten or was ready with some excuse.
"song thrush," c.1400, mavys, from Old French mauvis, of unknown origin; related to Spanish malvis. Breton milfid is a French loan word.