“I will come to Australia if you can promise me that I won’t see any huntsman spiders,” said Craig, his voice edging on earnest.
“I don’t know if we can promise that, but they’re harmless,” insisted Jules.
Craig’s wife, Monique, laughed. “Really, Craig? You’re that afraid of spiders?”
“Monique, have you seen a huntsman?" asked Craig, shaking his head. "They’re the size of dinnerplates!”
And thus, without much fanfare, began the Come Visit Us in Australia Diplomacy Tour of 2015.