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you know life's getting you down when...

5/27/05 12:37 am - you know life's getting you down when...

you find you're facing having to sort through the laundry for the least manky pair of socks...

fortunately, things didn't get to quite this state of affairs - though i was down to the last two clean t-shirts; the combination of the family dickenson-sherlock's washing-machine's dying with the increased bab^W teenager-sitting demands on me arising from the one half of the aps going into hospital for an op on martin's hip, and the other half's going to grange-over-sands to visit him, resulted in yr hmbl srppnt having no time to rediscover, let alone make use of, any surviving commercial laundrette services in the north lancs/south westmorland area... [a]

but, as i said, it didn't quite happen. yr hmbl srppnt is now at home, surrounded by a roomful of damp laundry [b], too tired to do anything but turn to lj (!), but smelling of the foul water left in the old washing-machine's waste hose, after another night's worth of bab^W teenager-sitting, kicking off with a good hour's worth of plumbing-in the new family dickenson-sherwood's beko...

[a] - there having been no laundrette in milnthorpe for oh, over thirty years now; not since the flying dutchman burned down...
[b] - poetic licence; it's actually in the bathroom, occupying it to the exclusion of almost all else, including access...
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