1. A pre-dawn snack and a good pull on my water bottle boosts my morale.
2. A box of watermelons in the supermarket, a herd of hefty green piglets.
3. I think I saw Bettany smiling -- it's hard to say for sure because she was nursing at the time, but her eyes lit up and her mouth opened.
3b. Nautical types are everywhere: It's Pirate Day down at Hastings.