"Where is Roman Abramovich when you need him? It's a topsy turvy world when football players get paid hundreds of thousands of pounds a week, and a famous sf writer with half a century of work behind him lies seriously ill in hospital struggling to pay the bills."<...> "Oh I know the Ukraine isn't Russia, Boris Just remarking on the fact that there's an abundance of money in certain sectors for things like football. Good to know Russian fandom is helping out. It's a shame Roman isn't an SF fan though."