Thanks as ever for your company and your comments - yes, even the chap who suggested I was a moron for writing 'soz' instead of 'sorry'. That's the passion of the World Cup for you.
I'll leave you with three pieces you might want to check out. To paraphrase what Sarah Kennedy always used to say at the end of her Radio 2 show: "We'll see you soon - if we're spared."
Another reference for the kids, there.