I'll be me again soon. I hope. Paperwork submitted, credit card handed over, documented to within an inch of my life. With a bit of luck I'll have a certificate of authenticity within five days or so, and the family can stop debating about whether to trade me in on a newer model while I'm not me. Hmmm.
And once I have that certificate, I can go back to the post office, who can send it to the passport office, and maybe, just maybe, they'll let me out of the country occasionally.
Meanwhile, notification has come through that Miss Tizz's passport has been issued and is on its way. I've already informed her there is NO WAY she is going to Europe without me!