Ooh, thanks for your support, Ost and Christy! I'm feeling better already
@Ost: LOL, you're a cheeky girl
Unfortunately this 'neighbourhood' means mostly the UK, which is normally a bit far from here. Even Belgium in October will not happen for me. But I'm so disappointed, I'm seriously considering flying over to England for a weekend next year, if he really does another round of Columbo over there! Actually - I could have done that this year, if I hadn't waited for the con...
@Christy: true, Richard can be very charming and I sure like him, but...he's not Dirk and I seem to prefer Dirk's personality over Richard's these days (sorry, Richard).