1. There is a lull in the middle of the morning. Without hesitation, I run myself a bath and add a whole vial of posh bath oil which will, it says, help me breathe. The box was a gift -- "A whole box of baths," said the giver.
2a. The children who don't win sweets in pass-the-parcel scrabble for the packet and vie to be the one who hands it over.
2. As we are leaving the party and strapping a struggling Alec into his pushchair, Susan presses a party bag into our hands.
3. The cakes I made on Friday are even better on the third day after baking.