Eleanor Blair (lnr) wrote,
Eleanor Blair
lnr

Plumbing!

So we *were* going to spend today painting the bedroom. Successfully shifted all the furniture other than the bed, put masking tape round the window frame, the electrical sockets and the light fittings. Covered the room in a big polythene dust sheet. So we're faffing about washing up and having lunch and doing the washing up, more or less ready to go, when we realise the drains are blocked. Tried sink unblocker goop: no luck. Tried prodding it with a hosepipe, no luck. So we've resorted to calling a chappie out. 15 mins he said though, so that's not bad. Hopefully the rates on a Sunday afternoon before 5 aren't as bad as Sunday evenings either. And the maybe we'll find time to do some painting.

Must at least be able to move ourselves out of the spare room by the time August wants to come and crash for a few days again while flat hunting.
Subscribe

  • You say goodbye?

    And I say hello! I've been having a bit of a friends-list tidy, with the intention of removing everyone who either no longer posts anything, or who…

  • Time for migration

    Livejournal's new Terms of Service (which I've had to agree to in order to read about them and post this) are not to my taste. I've been here a long…

  • Thoughts on abortion on International Women's Day

    Larissa Nolan writes in the Irish Times about being a non-religious pro-life supporter in the current climate, and how she finds the rhetoric of…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 1 comment