I'm sitting here all alone like Bob Cratchit with his flickering candle but it won't be long before I close the shutters and go in search of an armchair and an open fire. There will be a few posts between now and the 2nd of January, but not many. Our first six months (and 273 posts) have been a great success so I would like to thank all our readers, writers, RSS subscribers, real life Reader magazine subscribers, and all those bloggers who have linked to us and wish you all a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year.
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