I had to pay a plumber £200 today. I am not angry but am a bit annoyed that it was for something that proved to be beyond my control.

I’ve given up plans to have another holiday in Walsall.

I went out and spent under £4 on provisions: bread, orange juice and two 2 litre bottles, on of diet lemonade and the other of cider.

I’m spending the rest of the day drinking shandy and watching youtube almost randomly.

Ended up on ‘Tops Songs of 1963’ and have watched through to ‘Top Songs of 1970’ so far.

They must be based on American charts; and for some of the years over half are unknown to me. The Association from the late 60’s was a joyous discovery. How have I gone 50 years without ever hearing-