So those of you with connectivity trouble like I had, grab hold of your styli (styluses) and prod away. Oooerr missus. Might be cool if you post your successes or otherwise here afterwards.
You legend. It works a dream.
You can also use it for IMAP servers (leave the email on the web)-I find this useful because it means that I don't nab the email and fail to have it on my PC; I'm one of those people who archives all of their emails ever received.