My daughter posted about my broken back in the forum but my access in hospital is limited, so I will update here. These limitations are keeping me out of Facebook, but this should get autoposted.
Thanks to zip2play's "atheist prayers" and many other people's powerful healing thoughts, I'm here with an update.
Sunday. Railing at the top of stairs failed. Apparently, the concrete below is 11 feet, and ,of course, half my height, to give a 14 foot fall, that, thankfully, I don't remember. Local Intensive Care Unit (ICU - What's the USA equivalent?) worked on me through the night.
As I've said, my editing features are limited, but I've found a picture that almost shows the situation. [June update: with editing features now available, I've improved the presentation of this photograph. I've also recovered my sense of direction.]
Our flat is on the right left, above the newsagent. At the end of the wall that surrounds our balcony, you can just see...