1. Maggie solemnly hands me a couple of bright yellow daisy petals. 'These are for baby Bettany.'
2. 'I think you're very brave bringing both of them out,' says the nurse.
3. 'Is everything enjoyable?' asks the waiter. I look across the table at Alec nibbling on a piece of garlic bread and down at Bettany nursing away and at my pizza with Parma ham and rocket and I say with conviction 'Yes it is.'