It was recently brought to my attention that I have been trading under a false flag as the photograph on the right hand side of the blog did not represent what I look like now. Understandably, given it was taken about 10 years ago around the time I wrote Meeting the Masters since when time has taken its toll. So I have replaced that version with the most recent photo I have though that has a lockdown beard which has now gone and I don't normally look quite so glum. But I never could smile for the camera.
You might ask why I include a photograph of myself at all. The reason is similar to why I use my real name online. I think people reading the blog should know who they are dealing with, and a person's face does say something about that person. This seems particularly appropriate at the present time when faces and the vital human element they represent are being increasingly banned from public view.