The move continues. The Volvo also continues to roll; today, I added oil (when I did my last fluid check, oil was low; now, it's good) and changed the air filter, resulting in a palpable improvement in driving fun.
Meanwhile, the birds' nest in the fake ivy is now a mass of droppings, and no longer contains the chicks it did. The little sparrows have all fledged, and all but one have flown. This is welcome, since we shan't have to rely on the new residents to not disturb them.