Looking over the hedge in a westerly direction in the evening is easy and can be spectacular.
For people who save coins in bottles and piggy banks etc there is a machine in Sainsbury's ,which counts the coins you feed into it. A screen shows how much you have and issues you with a voucher to that value. The sound of the money being counted in side the machine - a frantic jingling -is the sound of hoarding speeded up. It conjures fairy stories about misers reckoning their wealth.
I read about prunes soaked in tea, and remember being told that it is a good idea. I think that I may try it soon, perhaps tomorrow, using spicy, Indian chai tea, with its cinnamon breath.