In my pursuit of sick-bed entertainment I have continued my way through various childhood stories.
Happily, I’ve arrived at the William series, by Richmal Crompton. Started by reading them, but have now progressed to listening too, having downloaded an audio book. The book – as the audio books of my childhood were – is narrated by Martin Jarvis.
If you haven’t listened to him tell the stories before, you really ought to.
In summary: stories