1. It is clear from his morning enthusiasm that Alec is feeling much better. Later he tells Granny with much satisfaction that "Mummy made me eat baked beans and I sicked them all up."
2. When I come back downstairs I find that Nick is standing behind the sofa watching the end of the Super Bowl with the sound turned down. He has rocked Bettany to sleep.
3. To lie with a hot water bottle behind my back.