Later in the motel office Barbara tells David that if she had her life to live over again she wouldn't miss one moment
with him. "Not even today?" asks David. Barbara says especially today. "I love you," says David. Barbara
takes his hand and says he hasn't said that in quite a while. He says words are insufficient sometimes.
Kevin Banks has lost his job as a salesman. Kevin and Glenda Banks decide to go to Canada to live.
David and Barbara have lunch in the motel restaurant. Barbara tells David that it is six years since she first
arrived in Kings Oak. She says she would like to go for a drive in the countryside. They go to a garden centre
where they look at plants, but Barbara reminds David that they haven't got a garden. David says Paul Ross is buying
a house and perhaps he has got the right idea.
David and Barbara stop further along and admire the views of the surrounding countryside. David tells Barbara that
he isn't really happy at the motel, a lot of unpleasant things have happened there lately. Barbara suggests they go
on holiday and David says they can make it a second honeymoon.
Miranda Pollard prepares the office for the board meeting to discuss the proposed takeover by Major International Hotels.
David tells Jill that he and Barbara have decided to vote for the takeover. Jill is devastated and tells Adam.
Adam says David has been under a lot of strain recently. Jill tells him that he must change their minds.
Adam talks to David and Barbara about their decision to vote for the takeover, and says they might have warned him.
David says they didn't know themselves until yesterday. Adam says Jill regards the motel as her family home and she
Adam sees Jill and tells her that David and Barbara are determined to put their private lives first. He says when
it comes to a show of hands she will be outvoted and they must try and come through this with as much dignity as possible.
Later, the board meeting takes place with David, Barbara, Miranda and Jill. Jill asks for a show of hands for those
who are for the takeover. David, Barbara and Miranda put their hands up. "Against," asks Jill, and she raises
Stan Harvey, Jills ex-husnabd, arrives at the motel. He goes to the office where he finds Jill, and explains that
he is here on busiess and thought he would see if everything is alright with her. Jill says she is so pleased to see
him, and hugs him. Jill tells him all about the takeover.
Barbara joins Jill in the office and tells her she met Stan. She asks why he is here. "Reinforcements," says
Barbara. Jill says he was in England on business and he couldn't have come at a better time. Stan comes into the
office and Jill tells him that Barbara thinks she sent for him. Barbara says she is determined to rock the boat.
She says it wasn't an easy decision but she didn't want to risk her marriage. She says she is fighting for what matters
Once Barbara has left the office, Stan tells Jill that he thinks David and Barbara have got their priorities right and
he is with them all the way. Jill tells him that when she thinks of all the hard work Meg, David and her put into the
motel. Stan says they have built up a good reputation and it's a compliment that Major International Hotels want to
buy them out.
Later, Jill tells Adam, David and Barbara that she has decided to sell her shares to Major International Hotels.