I'm taking a summer break, sunning it in France with the family. One or two stories may smuggle their way in if I get the spare minute or two...

Sorry, no news for a fortnight

The office will be manned (but not with anybody on the editorial side) so it’s still OK to call 0191 265 2062.

I’ll see you in a couple of weeks, then…

Have fun on the bulletin board (but, remember, salacious postings may be removed by my over-zealous BBS baby sitter).

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