His assistants had laid on a little extra leaving do, consisting of wine and nibbles. This may have contributed to the slightly glazed look.
The cats have decided to retire in sympathy.
I'm feeling very odd. I can convince myself I'm experiencing a sort of extended college holiday but Mr Life has never had those, poor chap, so this seems a bit different. I need to get used to the fact that we're both retired. And not on huge pensions, either.
Definitely on the home straight now.
(Thank you for all the comments about comments. I'm deep in doing the church magazine at the moment but will digest them in due course.)