Well after all being quite on the GIMP front for a few months we are suddenly hit by a furry of updates.
25th Aug 2014 Version 2.8.12 Released
26th Aug 2014 Version 2.8.14 Released
2nd Sept 2014 Version 2.8.14 Windows Installer released.
These are all bug fixes fixing things like the crash on windows resize and the missing icons.