I bought the phone sim free, so don't have to worry about getting it back to 'branded'.
I'll have a look at the Gingerbread rom, as i'd rather go to that than Froyo.
Mind you, and might let him try this Mildwild ROM first...
Preparing to buy a new phone... just not sure which one!!!
giffgaff - the PAYG network with calls from 10p per minute & 6p per text.