Now I have moved one step further along The Road That Everybody Eventually Follows. I'm writing my own photo management software with tagging, Uncle Tom Cobley and all. Whoopie-doo, boys and girls.
I've been mulling over the way the way it's going to work for an awful long time - a year? I don't know, something like that, so with any luck it will spring from my head full-formed, like Athena. We shall see. I've racked up a couple of hours on it so far and I already have about half of an alpha prototype in fragments. Let the games begin.