Apologies to all for having disappeared off the face of the planet --
and therefore not posting or commenting as per usual -- but, after a practice
run of man flu, the real thing struck, about a week ago, and I've been laid up in bed.
I'll probably not get back to posting or commenting regularly for a few more days:
but here's a tulip to remind myself that spring has supposedly sprung --
even though the snow is piling down, outside, once again.