For 50 years trans-Atlantic pen pals Penny Townsend and Bonnie Hoffman have exchanged letters through the post amassing more than 2,000 letters in all.
But now the pair have decided it's time to modernise. They're switching to email. And there's even talk of Skype. John Ryall reports.
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A damp and cold night ahead. Valentine's Day will start cloudy but become brighter in the afternoon. Risk of showers along the Kent coast.
Cold and damp tonight with outbreaks of rain. A cold and dull start to Valentine's Day but becoming drier and brighter by the afternoon.
Rain turning more patchy this afternoon but more persistent along the coast. Feeling cold in the brisk north-easterly wind.