On the subject of those zany guys at Lovells, King Zany himself Bob Kidby has just returned from his six-month sabbatical spent travelling across the US and also laying down some tracks with his group Clarence King and the Regents. However, it seems that he has not entirely switched back into pinstripe-suit mode, as opposed to leather trouser and bandana gear. One of the first events in his diary was a property law conference. On his return, a colleague inquired how the conference had gone. "Very well," Kidby replied, "very well indeed - I found a great bassist for the band." And the new clients, Bob?