Rana, Clare – Glad you enjoyed reading it as much as I enjoyed writing it!

Peter – Sorry, no, I did write this in just over two hours, interrupted by supper. It seems to me I used to blog more stuff like this, in VN’s first three years…

Laura – You want more reality? I’d have thought you already get rather too much of it on your job. :) And actually, a few of these are true, you know. Or almost true.