1. On a day when nothing is quite right, Rosey comes (with a bunch of sweetpeas) to hold babies and amuse toddlers.
2. Recently happiness guru Gretchen Rubin talked about treats that don't look like treats. Today, my treat that doesn't look like a treat was to weed the front garden. It needed doing; and pulling spurge seedlings out of gravel doesn't require too much thought or effort.
3. Bettany, like tiny Alec, finds the sound of the washing machine soothing and soporific.