He had hoped that they would walk home or that they would get on to a 'bus!
A 'bus drove up as he reached the corner, and he climbed into it.
"That's a nice day," he said, when the 'bus had gone some distance.
The 'bus was now rolling over London Bridge, and the Cathedral could not be seen.
"You 'op on top, an' I'll tell you where to git off," the 'bus conductor said, and ...