1. Anthony takes a piece of pear from me, and puts it in Alec's mouth.
2. To catch a purple alium in someone else's front garden just as it is bursting out of bud.
3. When I go to pick Alec up, there are no staff and no babies in his usual room. This is alarming -- but then a cheery voice calls: "We're out here, eating up some leftover cake." Alec leads her back into the room and presses on me a fat handful of crumbs. Nyummy.