Congratulations to my sister who, in the early hours of this morning, had a boy, Samuel, to go with her almost exactly three-year-old girl, Maisie.

Maisie sits on a wooden horse and points

(This is typical of Clare’s bombproof organisational skills.) Congrats to my brother-in-law too who is a top dad.

Get well soon to my mum, who, annoyingly, went into hospital this week and is still there under observation, but I hope will be out soon to give her new grandson a hug.