1. Spotting a few mauve michaelmas daisies and rowan berries that are flushed with orange. The year is turning again.
2. When I remark on Bettany's blissful expression my beautician, who is holding her explains, 'I didn't offer healing, she just started taking it.' Bettany is certainly calmer afterwards: she lies on my chest smiling at me while I have legs waxed.
3. A slice of bitter-sweet chocolate torte loaded with soft sharp raspberries.