1. "I know," says the receptionist. "It's horrible when you it hurts to feed them. Let me think how I can help you... I can fit you in at ten to twelve. It won't be with your usual GP but..." I can't thank her enough for her kindness. I'm so glad she understood and didn't trivialise my problem.
2. The smell of a pharmacy -- I don't know what it is, but it hasn't changed since I was tiny.
3. The sound of Alec crunching on a bread stick.