I’ve just spent a frustrating couple of hours persuading a bathroom door and a bathroom door handle and lock that seemed from the outset doomed to hate each other until the end of time that they were in fact destined to live happily ever after.
Negotiations were not proceeding well, so I was forced to play my trump cards – a large hammer and an enormous drill.
A prolonged work session in a small, hot, cramped space does tend to take it out of you. I was in need of a quick, nutritious snack.
Enter stage left – A fig, accompanied by a handful of walnuts and cashew nuts, and a few handsome grapes.
That should keep the furnace well stoked until breakfast time, and no mistake. Needs a cup of tea, though. Positively screaming out for one, truth be told.
Tea, Earl Grey, hot. Don’t mind if I do, Captain.
Time to get the kettle on…