Wednesday 4th May 2022


Up 07 45. Coffee in bed.

Breakfast : coffee; granola (single cream/water mixture).

Spoke to a friend.

Did dishes, went to the bathroom, showered and dressed.

Elevenses : coffee; madeleines. Confirmed that I did not need a TV licence online, after receiving notification; apparently I will need repeat the exercise within two years.

Worked on Letter from England [LFE].


Lunch : chinese style green beans and rice.

Walked into town for a walk and to buy butter and (almond) milk. Lightheaded. Stopped at entrance to Parade Gardens and asked BathNES Council staff member whether could take portrait; introduced each other and had brief chat. Saw former colleague who is relation of a former (Labour) Prime Minister, and two colleagues from BathNES Green Party, discussing Local Elections briefly (Thursday is Election Day; it is turn of BathNES, my (unitary) local authority, next year).

Worked on LFE. Returned phone call from EA after receiving notification of change to appointment.

Tea : black tea; shortbread. Lightheaded still.

Continued working as above.


Supper : bulgur wheat, onion, potato (forgot chick peas).

Returned to Waitrose, buying sticky toffee pudding.

Worked on TNS and LFE.

Supper : sticky toffee pudding.

Online until lights out. Felt unwell.