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After months of lockdown and further months of not-quite-lockdown-but-not-back-to-normal, I’ve been on a holiday. And not like the fake holiday that I had before, but a real, going-away holiday. I went to Cornwall in South West England, where, once upon a time, my ancestors mined for tin, hence my impossible to pronounce surname; it might also explain why I chose a career that requires you to spend long periods in the dark, figuratively at least.