1. I send Nick a triumphant text saying that all my work is done.
2. To buy a single cupcake from the new patisserie, which arranges its cakes in long rows on a cool marble counter.
3. "He hasn't been very gentle today," says Jay. Alec charges between us crashes a walker into the mirror den. I'm glad I'm not the only one who thinks he's been a bit of a ruffian lately. I tell her. "I think he's had a growth spurt and he's a bit unco-ordinated and overexcited." And I resolve to give him some extra cuddles tonight.