2. It only takes a cute dog with a teddy bear face about 2 days to convince the responsible owners of a previously in control household to allow her half access to the couch. Full access and priviledges are predicted with great confidence in the near future.
3. There are more cars in Cork! (contentious one, I know - but they are all over the place, in 3 lanes, flying along - instead of my old slow crawl city commute. I even ended up dreaming about them last night)