What I meant to say, but quite neglected, was a very big thank you for all your exceptionally kind comments of yesterday. I used to try to reply to each comment as it arrived, but the whooshing of time past my ears now means that it is not possible.
So instead I send out a happy, collective shout of thanks. I was very touched.
Here is a bonus picture of Mr Stanley. For some reason, I think he looks almost exactly like Burt Lancaster in From Here to Eternity: