The year is 2013. We had our fun over Christmas. Some of us watched Miranda, whilst others played Kerplunk. Now it is January. The cold, hard slap in the face that forces us to consider the year just past and the year ahead. It’s been a tough old time for many and this one will be no walk in the park. So in keeping with that upbeat analysis, this week we kick off the year with a preparatory treatment on the notion of loss. Sorry. You can read this week's issue here.