See, I said I'd blog some more!
On holiday in France near Royan, we heard it was going to be a good night for comets. Unfortunately, it quickly transpired that you can't really take photos of comets (at least, I certainly can't), but the night was AMAZING anyway, so clear (I swear you could see the galactic, erm, colorful stuff, y'know).
I knew I'd brought the tripod for a reason! I pointed the camera straight up and after a few experiments managed to capture the following with a 20 minute exposure:
Quite pleased with that, actually ...