Regular readers, please indulge me for a second if you will. This is mainly intended for one person.
Exactly eleven years ago today I was wearing - for me - very odd clothes. You had a blinding headache. We were standing in front of a man in robes, making some fairly heavy promises.
Here we are now, a little older and, in my case, a lot fatter. There are times when words fail even me, so I'll let the good folks at xkcd help out: