1. Last night's storm has cleared the leaves from the trees and swept away the old year.
2. In Alec's nursery book, his key person has written that "He has been walking with one of the wooden walkers this afternoon and was very pleased with himself." Which sounds a lot like my little boy.
3. To spread a warm towel from the radiator over my legs. Alec knows it's nearly time to get out of the bath.