And now for someone completely different!

After seven years of Lighten Up Online I have handed over the job of Editor to Jerome Betts, the man who, as well as guest editing three Issues, has brought us delights such as his ballade to a bulbous but unspecified auction lot (Issue 14), a dead poet's aperient salts discovered as a museum exhibit (Issue 15), an unashamedly muftiless Major (Issue 24) and many wondrous others.

I am confident that LUPO will thrive under his direction, that you will give him the same level of support and encouragement which you have given me – and that he will enjoy the Editor's job every bit as much as I have done.