‘At first the seals were both unsure about approaching the i Pad, but once they saw each other they nosed up to it, which was really nice to see,’ Ms Smith said.
Each couples has different communication needs, so decide how often you'll talk (maybe it's every day, maybe every other day with texting and Gchat in-between).
Schedule calls in advance, and set aside other activities (ahem, turn off the Facebook feed!
Don't fall into the trap of dwelling on how much you miss each other and how hard it is to be apart.
While it's healthy to express those feelings, to maintain a sense of normalcy and closeness it's equally important to talk about random, happy stuff that's going on.
Send each other quick texts—like that you just had the best sandwich ever, or totally wiped out on the subway—and bring up the kind of mundane details you'd fill each other in on at the end of the day if you lived together.
Speaking on the Good Morning Scotland programme, he said: 'We went to Luxor and we had an early-morning flight.
There were about 22 or 23 in my balloon when it crashed and maybe there was too many then, and too many in today's accident,' she said.