Barry et al,
Thanks for responses I was beginning to think it was just me. Re change of server + vacation effect was what I suspected had happened. So hopefully all will be restored in the fullness of time.
Oh how dependant we have become on modern IT. Still wouldn't be without it as the hobby has been greatly enriched by the ready availability of comment / images etc etc. this current impasse just serves to remind us what we perhaps take for granted.
Duncan Russell aka Jotapian.