Phil's promise to see if his benchtops guy can help us prompted me to go looking for a email utility. And yee-ha! Not only did I find one, I managed to set it up and install the Java, all without instructions. I don't do the back end stuff, so I am feeling very proud.
If you want to pm me, scroll all the way to the bottom of the page for the contact form. But I really appreciate people sharing information and ideas, so if you're not posting info you'd prefer to be private, then by all means keep using the comments function.