Yes, I am alive.
Yes, my life is so dull that there is nothing of interest to write here, which is why I'm not burdening you with it.
Yes, we are still married. Everything is lovely. But that, in itself, is not very interesting.
Oh, I got promoted. I'm now UK lead on technology policy, in the context of the UNFCCC negotiations. This means I have a completely identical desk, about 10 metres away from my previous desk. And I only have that desk 80% of the time, because none of us are more than 80% of a person.
Right. Off to Bangkok. For a holiday.