The loft's a bit fuller; the storage unit at Big Yellow is a testament to the time we spent playing Tetris in our misspent youth; and the council dump is significantly better-equipped in the areas of garden waste, cardboard and metal.
My study now has a UPS, though part of this morning's job is to hook those items which actually require its protection into it (it has been charging overnight). There isn't much being done any time soon which is likely to affect the power to this part of the house, but accidents happen ;)
And the builder's just arrived. Bring it on.