Warning: may contain smugness.
Because this is the view from our new house*:
Because this is the view from the terrace of our new local:
Because I can go for a walk at lunchtime in places like this:
And because none of these things happened after all.
* Apparently this place has a reputation locally for being 'a bit rough'. Make of that what you will...
TOTALLY UNRELATED UPDATE: Quick - everyone over to Malc's blog to congratulate him on successfully delivering his first piglets...look at them...awww...best not to think about their eventual fate, though...