Then home to find this hideous mailshot to my heart waiting for me on the doormat.
But - what-ho! - what is this on the front?
Ten pounds from M&S is nothing to be sneezed at - that's nearly two pairs of socks these days, or slightly over one pair of pants. Exactly what the new boy in Fleet's finest retirement complex should be wearing while schmoozing round the day room, and I immediately resolve: "Yep, I'm having some of that".
I bet there's a catch.
"M&S voucher offer open to over-60s only."