This is the real Britain
postmen risking life and limb to deliver the new Harry Potter.
Vicars rowing down the aisle to get to the altar
It's still touch and go with Les by the way: will he, or won't he make it: that is the question. It's not just that it would be great to see him, but the very serious business of external examining here in Israel.
Meanwhile, the papers are upstairs, waiting for him!
It all depends on Lufthansa now. Will they get him here from Frankfut before Ben Gurion closes at 6.00 am tomorrow?
All the more reason to have a direct flight here from Manchester: