Wow... it's been a year since I last wrote here.
I do have some excuses. This time last year I was in the middle of getting ready to get married. It's not exactly something you can do over a weekend. Unless you get married in Vegas. Maybe. Anyway, we didn't go to Vegas.
Not long after that I started job-hunting again after feeling the urge for something new. Like so many things, this expanded to fill almost all of my free time, since the application process for development roles is apparently more stressful than doing a presentation in front of thousands of people. Or maybe that's just me? Not sure. In any case, it was a big time sink.
Then we moved flat. I was offered a job in London, and commuting from Southampton was about as much fun as trimming your toenails with a hammer, so my wife …