Alec’s diary continues:
Fairly quiet night cold wind early on but dropped later. Colder towards morning. On with Inspector Hunt. John arrived 8.15 a.m. I catch bus to digs OK have wash then deal with breakfast. Out to Muttley Plain for fags and paper. Stay talking in front of fire till 11.0 a.m. Pay bill. Girl says will wake me at 6.0 p.m. and promises cup of tea. Have good sleep till 6.0 p.m. Maid brings in tea. Get up shave and go down to Baby Imperial for food, also cart case round to the cloakroom. Owe Riza 3d. Wait for bus from 8.0 p.m. till 8.40 p.m. Bus then runs past as is full up. Pick up Goods Guard Geo. Hawkins and walk with him as far as Laira. Pick up 21a bus there and arrive Tavy Jun. 9.20 p.m. Chas clears off for home. John went on 3.30 p.m.