Still struggling with my Sudoku habit – probably down to about two a day now and hoping that it might fall further so that I could get my reading up a bit. The attraction, I suppose, is probably that there is an answer, that all it requires to get there is the application of some simple logic and that it can be finished and set aside. When I compare that to daily life and work where there often isn’t an answer, where logic is sometimes not helpful and where there is never a tidy end point ….. no wonder Sudoku attractive. Just like that traditional link between clergy and model railways and the Mussolini-like desire to make trains run on time. Although according to Urban Legends at www.snopes.com Mussolini did not achieve this.