After weeks of travelling adventures, I am now back in Manchester, UK, and adjusting to the transcontinental shift as best as I can. I doubt I'll be back into posting as usual for a few weeks yet, but I'll try to catch up on the comments this week at the very least, and take it from there.
Apologies to anyone who emailed me while I was away: owing to a nasty email accident, most of the messages I received in the last few weeks have been deleted by an overzealous spam filter. If you sent me something in the last month, you might want to send it again.
See you in the comments!