1. My boy has such big legs now that he hardly fits into the supermarket trolley any more.
2. My parents come unexpectedly early which means that Nick and I can get ready to go out at our leisure. It is rather wonderful to do things like pin up my hair and roll on stockings without an audience or interruptions.
2b. There is a catalogue for the Matisse cutouts exhibition
on the coffee table -- I won't get to see the real thing at the Tate Modern, but I'm glad to see what it's all about. I particularly like the low-techness of it: it's essentially large pieces of chopped around papers pinned to a wall.
3. A merry Jane brings round the bottle of fizz once again.