1. At lunch, the children fighting over a salad of leftover rice that I had assumed I would have to eat myself.
2. We're reading Beverley Cleary's Ramona and Her Mother and the other night there was a scene where Mrs Quimby looked out on to a rainy afternoon and wished she could sit outside on a cushion in the sunshine and blow dandelion clocks. So I thought of her as my children jostled with each other to get a particularly good one as we walked on the common.
3. Hot cross buns for tea.