We finally got back late last night.
Yes: we got trapped in Italy by the Iceland volcano eruption. A whole extra week. All rather ironic, since we were stuck in Naples, at the foot of Vesuvius!
I will, of course, be filling you in on how it all went and showing you some sketches, maybe even a photo or two, but a pyroclastic flow of emails surged into my inbox this morning when I logged on, so I need to set-to with the sensible, boring stuff before I get to chat further.