1. In the dark, a cheerful wide-awake little voice says: "Hallo Mummy!" and then he goes straight back to sleep.
2. I don't find the pound coin I need -- but I do find the exact change so I don't have to make the customer services lady change a twenty for me.
3. No need to worry: they've tucked Alec's monkey and his fishy book into his nursery bag. How do they keep track of all the toys and jumpers and blankets that the children are clutching when they arrive?