1. Our neighbour catches me while I’m hanging out the washing and we chat about kitties while little R-kitten explores his new garden.

2. I get my first haircut in a year. I knew getting rid of my split ends would improve things but oh wow. My hair looks so much healthier and shinier now the dryness has gone.

3. It’s awfully hard concentrating on this very serious, complicated manner when a playful little kitten, a lovely friendly cat and a sweet happy dog are underfoot.

3b. The water is just the right temperature and feels impossibly clean in my mouth.