Back from Como last night (late) and cranking up the business engine again today. We have a Chicago webinar from 9.00am to 5.00pm Central Time. Before and after that I will be catching up with emails and phone calls. My assistant is back from vacation today also – yay – so normal service is on the way. A big public “thank you” to Tina, who stepped in over the last few days to make sure you were all looked after. Thank you also for the response to my “should I send piccies” email – you all said a resounding “YES”. So here was Lake Como on Monday morning. We moved out of our summer home yesterday and hope to move into our winter quarters in downtown Como this coming weekend. The family are in a little hotel in Cernobbio this week, while we wait for the banking system to transfer funds from the UK to Italy (see this week’s ezine for more on this). I am in the UK now for 10 days, working at home for the next 2 days, meeting with Barbara for our monthly management meeting on Thursday. I’ll be taking a weekend break on Friday/Saturday as the UK workshops begin on Sunday evening with the Advanced Planning Group dinner. Next week is back to back workshops in Oxford, Bristol, Coventry and Leeds. Here we go again – these quarterly workshops come around so quickly.