1. We don't have a lawn, and I miss daisies very much. But last summer a good Bellis perennis appeared in between the paving stones. It was such a high footfall spot, though, that I dug them out and put them in a shallow pan planter to see if they would do. They've made themselves at home, and I have high hopes for next spring.
2. Alec returns with some of the cookies he and his friend have baked.
3. The gold back of Bettany's deputy head girl badge gleaming on her desk, ready for tomorrow.