Good morning from Paul! Graham's busy today, getting ready to fly to the UK for his star appearances at Mello Chiswick. We're both looking forward to seeing many Stockopedia subscribers at Mello tomorrow, and Weds. Do come along if you can, and say hello!

Podcasts - I ran into technical trouble on Sunday, and it looks like my website has been hacked somehow, as it now diverts to an online pharmacy selling Viagra. I just wanted to confirm this is not some new subsidiary activity of mine! So I uploaded the audio to Acast this Sunday, as usual, which distributes it via most of the big podcast channels, so it should be there (search for "Paul Scott small caps"), or here's a direct link to Acast which you can bookmark if interested. Most people seem to tune in via Apple podcasts, so it seems you've mostly got iPhones or iPads.  There might be a problem with google play for this weekend's podcasts, sorry about that.

Explanatory notes -

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