Why is UK price inflation rising? Here’s the ONS table.

The rise in “other recording media” is largely videogames, according to the Office of National Statistics.

So if you’re not a regular reader of new books, or playing lots of new games purchased in the High St. on DVDs, or steering your new gas-powered boat or going camping by bus (while feasting on fresh fish) then… you’re not all that affected. Regular butter and coffee buyers will have noticed the increases, though.

Sadly, both gas and electric are set to be jacked up by yet another 6% in 2018, to pay for windfarms and solar subsidies. But even with that, and Council Tax rises and car insurance, everyone appears to expect UK inflation to fall in 2018.