Thanks to whoever put my name on the old lags mailing list.


Could you do me a favor,  could you change the address to my home email which is


With the number of times I change jobs, this is a more reliable address.


Your email gave me the opportunity to make contact with Mike Simmons – I have been meaning to write to him for years and now can.  Thanks.


Sorry about “Salty dog” Freddie – I hope there is a cocktail bar set up for him wherever he is now, and that he is able to reserve me a seat and not tell all his stories till I get there.


Look after yourself.


Best wishes


Mike Cowley