Thanks for all your kind word words below, its nice to know that this site is valued and appreciated. Going by the amount of bandwidth used yesterday it looks like the problem is not going to go away so I'm going to have to move forward. At this stage I'm going to try donations first and see how that works rather than force a membership fee on everyone. It'll take a little while to set up and test but it should be up and running in a week or so.
I've got some more articles in the pipeline, no guarantee of when they will be ready to post but some of them should be ready in the near future.
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