Grand-daughter, Giselle settles down to draw in my study. I ask if she is warm enough and switch on the fan heater. "Cool," she says.
Playing hide-and-seek in the Grove with Josh and Rowan; pretending not know where they are is almost as much fun for us, as for them, pretending to themselves that they have fooled their elders.
Relief all around when Pippa remembers, before travelling too far towards London, that she has left her handbag by our front door, and comes back to pick it up.