I thought we could all do with cheering up a little bit this week. This is the first page of my letter. If you would like to sign up to get the complete three-page letter (for free) in your email each week, click here.

Peter Coad has kindly given permission for the use of his images and text in this letter. Please Note: reproduction of any image shown in this post may not be made for any reason whatsoever without the artist’s permission – copyright remains with the artist.