So it does, I've not been posting much recently for a rather cheery reason, and that is that i've not encountered any bugfixes that seemed useful to put up. I've been happily linuxing along day to day with no troubles worth shouting about!
Enter Maverick Meerkat.
Or at least that describes the first few hours of it fairly well. The reality is that a few weeks in, most of these things have been righted, either by the team at Canonical, or with the use of Google and the much appreciated help of the community at larges. Still, it means there's finally some stuff to post up on the blog. So live it does.