Many thanks to those here and elsewhere who have been supportive of the project; we're off to San Francisco this morning, but thanks to the positive feedback, one more
poor sucker kind person has been sent a copy of part 1, and I feel much more enthusiastic about getting it out there, warts and all.
On an entirely unrelated point, I have been seriously impressed by Salt Publishing and their Herculean online efforts in support of their Booker nominee this year. That's the kind of publisher a budding author finds himself gravitating towards...
Got windmills? I fancy a tilt. Once we're back home, of course.