I am, as the Governor of California always promised he would be, back.

If I have any readers left: hello!

Thank you so much to all those who sent emails or left comments asking after me. How thoughtful of you. I’m touched.

I’ll do my best to pick up where I left off here, and will be dropping by to your blogs soon too. And I plan to drop a proper post in here later today, although I’ve got something else to write first. Er, sorry. You know you’re my number one though, right?

So – group hug, everyone, and then the first in a possible series of Quotes of the Day:

“An election is coming. Universal peace is declared and the foxes have a sincere interest in prolonging the lives of the poultry.”

Felix Holt – George Eliot (1866)

Jusqu’à la fois prochaine, my lovelies.