I received the following testimonial in my email from one of my colleagues in London:
"This country desperately needs true eccentrics of your undisputable caliber. Be aware that Tony Blair's job will shortly be available--- Barbara for
The exclamation marks are in the original. The British (notice I don't say English because the man who wrote this is a Scot) cannot resist the true eccentric, which I must confess I am.
17 hours ago