Pirate just phone from the office. He never phones from the office. This was the first time ever.
He wanted to tell me he'd just received the paperwork and we've been allocated a house. He couldn't wait until he got home to tell me. (All together now: "Awwww!")
We'll be living in Torpoint, just on the west side of the river from Plymouth.
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It's close to Pirate's work, a short walk to the ferry, and (and this is the really nice bit) it will be ...
No ambulances every 15 seconds, no screaming drunk people, no stepping over pools of vomit on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday mornings. Few cars, more birds. Lovely.
A house. A home. Our home. My first home with another person. My first home with my Pirate. Yarr. I can't wait.