I’ve got a lot of admin to be done in the next week or two and I have made a start on it. This may not sound impressive. It isn’t impressive. I’m taking it as an achievement as it’s better than I’ve managed for a while. Next, I have to sort out various insurances, mainly the cars and holiday insurance – I usually have an annual policy, but last year’s was worldwide, which I don’t need at present. And I got free breakdown cover last year for the electric car, which runs out soon, so I’ll have to add that. This means phone calls, which I’m not fond of making.
I’ve bought an electric bike. I’ve been meaning to do that for a while too. I went over to the next small town and saw a helpful chap called Mike, explaining that I needed to be guided through the process and saying what I did and didn’t need – this is mainly that I need to have something sturdy enough to do all my shopping with. So I’ll have nice big panniers and a front basket, as well as a new lock, approved by insurance companies. I will insure it.
As I have all these insurances coming up, as well as Council Tax, Water Rates and so on, I transferred money from a savings account and promptly forgot about it. “Who on earth is paying me £3,000?” I wondered, when I got the notification and it took me some time to realise it was me.