That aside I have had a lovely evening with valkyriekaren, talking serious stuff and fun stuff and bitching and putting the world to rights and briefly running into mr_flay and generally having a good long talk. Thank you, it was lovely.
But, ow. Hurts. I think I will set my alarm for ye-gods tomorrow, and do the pre-cleaner tidying of the house then, rather than now. Because, ow.