That feeling of panic when you can’t get in… Did I pay my fees? Have I broken something? Eek!
An email to the host brought a speedy reply, however: a “user account has been launching an attack on another server” and they needed to suspend the server for a while to investigate it. Crikey.
And here we are again, up and running. (Update: in fact, it still seems to be going on and off a bit. Ah, well.) Sorry for any inconvenience if you’ve been trying to visit. But perhaps the scariest thing is realising just how important this site has become to me, and how lost I’d be without it. What would we all do if the Internet died?