1. A series of misunderstandings has left me in a foul temper. I take myself off to the roundel so that the temp we have got to help clear up the mess can use my computer and so that my colleagues don't have to put up with me and my. However, a stream of well-wishers, a raspberry flapjack and a compliment from the editorial director about my commentary writing make it hard to stay in a bad mood
2. An ordinary white stuccoed end-of-terrace house that has gables trimmed with black fretwork. When the sun in the right place, it makes interesting shadows on the walls.
3. Honor Blackman for her pussy-cat voice. She compered a concert of music from the James Bond films, wearing a splendid white fur cape.