36 hours of going to bed early and strange smells emanating from fridge and freezer. How nice civilization is.
Monday was the day that B&Q turned up to bring my bathroom into the 21st century. Roman the Russian plumber set too. I retreated to the garden to clip shrubs and bushes as he belted the cast iron bath with a club hammer. Lunchtime 'Roman' and I having a cuppa and sandwich and suddenly- nozzing - 'Eeet iz not me ' he said 'I no touch electric' As he was stripping out,plastering,running new pipe work, it didn't stop him. But yesterday he stopped at midday because rendering and plaster had to dry off, so he went to another job. So this morning Roman the Russian is back. here is hoping........
I do agree Stuarti- and it was in fairly good nick- albeit 52 years old. We did discuss the possibility. But the bath apparently must have been 'preinstalled and the various toilet/bedroom partitions built around it. There was no other way to get it out - such a shame.
Went down to the town however- no traffic lights, petrol stations closed, shops in darkness, B&Q no lights on but were open, and had power on the tills[you betcha] As I drove home up a side turning near to my house a very large multiwheel trailer on which was mounted a very large container box belting out diesel. We have our own generator to serve an an enclave of perhaps 1000 homes but not the 'Harvester' near by -just when I fancied eating out to night,
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