Bad news

If you haven't already heard Tim Blair has been diagnosed with cancer. The prognosis is positive but that doesn't matter - difficult times for poor Tim with operations, hospital stays, stress of worrying will it all go well or not, the stress obvious on the faces of visiting loved ones not to mention the thousands of daily readers from all over the world who will miss his daily sling at the mad left while he's indisposed. Come back soon Tim, you're needed.