Wednesday, March 28, 2012
A Sorry State
While it had to happen sooner rather than later, in the event it happened sooner than expected. Last weekend I wasn't able to leave the prison because I just couldn't afford the bus fare. How pathetic is that?
The problem is a simple one. My income is £11 per week, whilst my expenditure is over £20. Lest you suspect that I am living it large, the breakdown is:
Phone bill, £7 (9p a minute)
Tobacco etc, £12
Sundries (stamps, paper, toiletries, etc), £3
And that is before I leave the prison. Daily bus fare is £6. Being out for 11 hours calls for a cup of tea and a bite to eat, another £5. GRAND TOTAL £34.
If this situation continues, I may have to grab a couple of slices of bread and. start chasing my mouse...!
Labels: prison life