A few people have mentioned they’ve been having difficulty posting comments on the blog and I believe I’ve sorted it – while hopefully still filtering out the 100-200 spam messages that get posted each day!
Thank you to those who let me know there was an issue.
Tech details: it was a clash with a couple of anti-spam plug-ins that I was using. They used to be fine, but I think a change in the way Jetpack works and possibly the template I’m using, which caused some conflicts. After checking various combinations, I’ve just ditched everything except Akismet – which seems to be doing a good job anyway – and we’ll see how it goes.