His tail is now fine - the hair is growing back and I have returned the "cone of shame" to my friend. packing is slow but steady - I have now had three people from removal companies come to give me quotes so I will make up my mind. The Plumbing certificate is done, I have had the chap to do the electrical certificate come but there is stuff that needs doing before he can sign it off so that is yet another expense
By the way Mr D passed his first two levels of Trick Dog and his certificates arrived.
Will write later on