A quick note before I pack my computer up for my travels. Thank you so much for the birthday wishes and all the love sent in comments and emails. Hanno, Tricia and I had a full and hearty German lunch yesterday, out on a verandah overlooking the magnificent Glasshouse Mountains and the ocean beyond. Later in the day we went to Jens and Cathy's for drinks and nibbles. It was the perfect way to spend a birthday.
And a quick hello to Mavis, Rose's mum. What a delight to see your note, Mavis. Happy birthday to Diane and North Carolina and to all the other readers celebrating birthdays at this time.
We'll be leaving shortly. See you soon!