ev1ldonut sanded the room's walls on Sunday, but the room has no door, so unfortunately the rest of the house (including my new room which I'd cleaned and dusted everything in during its migration from old to new room) is now covered in a fine layer of plaster dust, which can't be good for electrical things or expensive speakers, and will take me considerable time to clear up :/
Anyway, buying the stereo for my car has made a huge difference to my driving pleasure. Thanks thespirit3! I can listen to the music I want, in decent quality, and loudly (which is rare at home etc). This makes me very happy.
Finally, in honour of my current appearance, I thought you could all do with a photo of how I currently look, which is something like this: