1. To go upstairs and discover that Nick has put away the laundry and made the bed.
2. Alec has set up as a firestation in the front room. He takes calls on a phone made playdough.
"Hallo, what seems to be the problem?"
"The railway bridge has fallen down," says Uncle Robert giving the Brio layout a nudge with his foot. "The diesel has crashed into Henry."
"I'm on my way. Naw-nee naw-nee naw-nee... Dad! I want to do a poo!"
3. At the end of the day to clear the front room by stuffing all Alec's den building cushions and blankets into a large bag.