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This issue of Scorpio News is probably reaching you much later than many of you
expected. To be fair to us, we have not yet published the 1988 issue dates, but to be
fair to you, Issue 1 last year was about a month earlier.
Why the delay? Well, last year we discovered that deciding to send an issue out at
the end of December was a big mistake. Firstly, printers are exceedingly busy in the
run up to Christmas, and secondly it isn’t much fun packing up and sending out
newsletters when you know that everyone else is stuffed full of turkey and booze
and has their feet up watching the ninety-third re-run of “The Wizard of Oz”!
So this year we decided to wait until after the festivities, and here we are. I should
also add that unfortunately many people were rather slow in re-subscribing. The
first request for re-subscription was actually in the Scorpio Bulletin, sent out with