Well! I've now had my first occasion of 10,000 hits/page views in a single month.
Next year I'll have been writing this gibberish for ten years, can you imagine? Finally the readers are 'flocking in'...
Cheers folks. It's gratifying, even if some of that traffic is inevitably browser bots and gawd knows what else, the core is a readership of some size. I appreciate it.