1. The sight of Alec tidying up the cupboard under the TV. I have tried for so long to tame this horrible mass of cables and devices, and usually have to hold everything in with one hand while slamming the door shut. But if Alec wants to take ownership, perhaps it will stay tidier for longer.
2. As I am leaving Nick asks Bettany if she'd like to help with the washing up. When I return, the step is by the sink.
3. I had my hair done this morning. Finally when I show up for drinks with Katie and Sarah in the evening, someone notices.