1. I've just discovered the list search at our on-line supermarket. Instead of searching for one item at a time, you punch in your shopping list, click search, and it brings up a selection of products for each item.
2. My mother brings my lunch on a tray and balances it on my knees in front of Alec, who is also having his lunch.
3. "You get some sleep," says Nick, and takes the grizzly Alec into the nursery for a midnight man-to-man talk.