1. The parents at the other table tell their toddler to take his tool kit and fix the radiator. Once they convince him that it is really broken, it's a jolly effective way of keeping him busy so they can eat their breakfast in peace.
2. I spot Nick taking a card from the taxi man -- it means we'll be coming back.
3. The look on the faces of the couple sitting opposite us on the train as Alec delivered his giant ape lecture. They wanted to laugh, but didn't quite dare to because his delivery is both solemn and intense, like a trade union leader explaining an injustice to his colleagues.