I’ve been on the cusp of finishing up chapter four in Mr Tumnal’s story for a while now; always thinking I’m there to discover that actually there’s just that little bit further to go.

This lunchtime I finally got there. Tomorrow, chapter five begins, and so does his life‐changing photography summer school at the local college where he will meet Kathryn; the girl to rip him from his imaginary life. It’s got to be a good one.