1. Muslin squares. Alec possets down my neck, and there is one to hand. When his nose is snotty, a square is there; when I am soaking his babygrow with milk during a feed; when we need a cover-up; when we need an emergency nappy, or a bib.
2. Today is a much better day than yesterday.
3. A lone player practises his croquet-shots on the lawn in the park.