So… first, I hope everyone has had an excellent holiday break – and that you will all have a wonderful 2012, Happy New Year!
Now, it will hardly have escaped your notice that I have not posted here for some ten days, which means there has been a longer gap than any I’ve allowed to open up for more than three years. In part, this can be accounted for by a frantically busy few days in the run-up to Christmas, but there’s clearly more going on than that. Perhaps the simplest way of expressing this is that somehow I’ve suddenly lost confidence in my blogging, and I’ve been trying to work out why this might be so and what the blog’s future might be.
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