A big week, which has included a key Cabinet meeting, chairing a Talking Together event on revnewable energy, lots of leafletting and a major street surgery in Springfield on Friday, so apologies for not posting until now. And that's before AJ's all-day chess tournament in Newcastle on Saturday!
Thanks especially to James, who has helped keep the debate on the Food Fair and the Echo/Town Crier going against stiff odds.
Regular contributor Paul Cain wonders whether this is some special avoidance technique hoping that the issue will "move on". Nothing quite so cynical, Paul, and I hope my later comments will address some of the points of concern.