1. Breaking news: the UK based Writing Magazine that I've been dithering about subscribing to has just launched an app for iPad, less than a week after the arrival of mine. It's almost as if they knew.
2. The smell of the pavement after springtime rain.
3. "This train is really quick," says the well-dressed youngish man in the seat across from me on the Eurostar. He's right, of course, and in a time where we have lost our capacity to be wowed, it's refreshing to hear someone pause and acknowledge techonology.