…brings you to your knees too? Or ultimately makes you stronger?
In my case, I think the answer is neither: though I’m in some ways delighted that Bangladesh has found a new export market (i.e. hacking WordPress blogs), I do rather wish it hadn’t been at my expense. Anyway, wishing ill on such people is a lot like a beach cursing the sea: and though Cipher Mysteries is now back, it seems sadly inevitable that they and their successors will be back too.
Apart from that, I’ve had a basically lovely summer, with a few book reviews and some new cipher mysteries to write up for here, and lots more plans for Curse 2. Watch this space!