1. Why is Bettany laughing when I push Alec on the swing? I wish she could tell me (Alec is laughing, too, but he always laughs on the swing).
2. The sound of the wind rustling the plastic bag full of newspapers I've stuffed up the chimney to block out draughts.
3. The faint chink of Nick getting his key out on the other side of the front door.