1. To warm a chocolate chip cookie in the oven.
2. The house has different warm places depending on the direction of the wind. As I move around the house while working on my to-do list, I love to find them and enjoy them for a while.
3. Alec has just gone up to the next room at nursery, and it is a joy to see him throwing himself around the room, shouting and copying the older toddlers. His jumper is filthy and his sleeves soaking: they have a toddler-level sink with taps he can turn on (just beyond exciting as far as he's concerned).