I have been so busy during the past six months with a lot of travel - but I am back and will be resuming updates to this blog.
By the way, one thing that annoyed me about the layout of this blog was that all the side information was appearing at the bottom. I tried many solutions to this but ultimately the one which worked (and I know many bloggers have the same problem) was that there were too many entries per page. Reduce the number of entries! (I have it currently set at 5, previously 7.)