Up 09 00. Wes Streeting MP quoted as saying ‘I shouldn’t feel shame for rising from a council estate to the middle class.’ [My emphasis] Reports of millions destitute following extreme weather in Sylhet, Bangladesh.
Elevenses : coffee; madeleines.
Continued working on TNS.
Lunch : artichoke; garlic; pasta.
Jardinage : stripped branches shrub; did major part rear lawn, avoiding bees gathering nectar. Dual reaction ex-post with satisfaction at neatness/tidiness on one hand and sense ecological destruction (e.g clover in flower) on other.
Tea : ice cream; banana; raspberry sorbet.
Helped neighbours with boulodrome.
Took a shower and dressed.
Supper : magret de canard; celeriac puree; potatoes; red wine.
Spent time with friend.