1. It is raining hard, and very gloomy this morning. But I'm on holiday, so I can stay at home.
2. Overheard: 'Mummy you're always so nasty to me.' And feet running past the door.
'Everything's a drama when you're four,' sighs my osteopath.
A bit later the feet come back. 'Mummy, I'm sorry I was a bit naughty.'
3. I am wearing some new velvet pyjamas. Nick says: 'Oh, a mole.'