The present Mrs Little has swung her handbag and 'lo, a new kitchen will appear. And with it, a new boiler, new electrics and new radiators. So for the next 10 days my house is being turned into a building site. Dust and workmen everywhere. We currently have five of them in the house and my laptop and I are confined to a single room. I'm a Tory Councillor, get me out of here!