First posts often seem so painfully awkward, or clumsily over-enthusiastic, so I wanted to ask; can’t we just smile and nod, before moving swiftly on? I had considered outlining some sort of blog manifesto, but we can iron all that out later, can’t we? I’ll draft something deliciously witty for next time – I’d hate to detain you unnecessarily. Besides, I think I see Ludwig snorkelling in the punch bowl…

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