1. It is so cold in the office that Sarah and I have to bring the little radiator up from the games room. We switch it on full because the boys aren't here to complain about being too hot.
2. Caroline explaining that because it was cold and dark outside she put the baby slugs she found in the kitchen in a bowl with a lid, labelled it 'slugs' and went back to bed. Her boyfriend Ian comments: 'It was lucky I didn't fancy a late night snack of liquorice allsorts.'
3. Polishing my boots until they are glossy.