Thanks for the positive comments. I'm sorry to duck out, but I think I've done a fair stint.
Yes, I was worried about my baby's future until I thought about Jim as a possible successor - there's no-one better or more suited. I'm so pleased that he's agreed.
Shows: Yes, I should be around for a while to come, God willing. I could help Jim on the stand, perhaps, if he'll have me. (I wouldn't want to have to *pay* to get into an Acorn show!)
Bow ties: Ah, yes I'd forgotten them. I guess you could argue that they are part of the "intellectual property" that I'm passing on to Jim!