"Oh, very well learned - it's so much more pleasant, this way." He kissed her temple and then settled back again, unable to refrain from mentally marking the hedges that needed clipping. "I know it's difficult to stop - impossible, perhaps. But - until she gives you some cause for concern, I hope you'll try. There's so much less to worry about." She deserved a break from it, and he was sure they both should have been able to breathe easier now that the stakes were less life and limb than they had been. Fretting over moving house or wedding arrangements, as important as they were, seemed like a luxury. ... Although not so much of a luxury that he couldn't think of other ways he'd rather be spending his time away. "He'll do very well. He could hardly do otherwise - I'm certain he's inherited his mother's excellent taste in partners."