Lunchtime expenditure for evening entertainment: working in Fitzrovia at the moment, there’s a handful of classy charity shops within easy reach, always good for an armful of books. This selection would have been from the Oxfam Books on Marylebone High Street and the general Oxfam on Charlotte Street. Some to be passed on in a big Package of Reading Material for a swap with a Hastings friend – they’ll be kept in circulation. In the ongoing attempt to contain my collecting, I’m being quite strict about what I keep. Well, trying, when it comes to books.