Our future is in Ham.
We're feeling fine.
(I'm not, said Mr Pig,
'Cause so is mine.)
I'm always jealous when people move house, because I love new starts. We lived in the same house for 25 years before we moved to the Midlands and, in lieu of moving house, I would change the furniture around on a regular basis instead. Many of our conversations with our grown-up children begin, 'You know the year we had the piano at the bay window end ...' or 'That was when we used the back bedroom as a music room'.
There are disadvantages to doing this, though. Here are some.
1. You get those deep holes in the carpets where the piano was and they never recover.
2. If you come downstairs in the night, you stub your toe on an unexpected chair leg.
3. There's always one piece of electrical equipment that is no longer near a plug s…