Yesterday's post on Richard Littlejohn got lots of attention, spreading through Twitter messages from Richard Bacon, Andrew Collins and others. It meant a huge increase in traffic to the blog, which is probably the worst time for me to take a holiday. But I am off for several days away from the Daily Mail.
After seven months of very frequent posting, a break will be good. I do hope all the new readers will look back through the archives and still be here in a week or so.
In the meantine, as this blog is constantly pointing people to dreadful journalism, here's an example of some very fine investigative journalism: Trial by Fire: Did Texas execute an innocent man? by David Grann.