1. Potato cakes with a little butter and a lot of pepper, with a nice sharp cheese.

2. The perfect – but petite – silver birch in the car park.

2b. Since I could feel the aftermath of the first week’s capsizes on my sinuses for a couple of days afterwards, I’m a bit apprehensive about practising them this week. My new nose clip does its job though and I feel far more comfortable as I slither out from underneath the boat.

2c. I say “swim swim swim” rather than do it.

3. We throw together a quick dinner – working together to stir and chop veg – and it’s delicious.