As the UK is currently having a heatwave this is going to sound like a bit of a random thing to be talking about. Laundry and the usual struggle to get things washed and dry in time, with a couple of kids in the house this feels like a never ending task. Luckily I have a tumble dryer. I used to feel bad about “wasting power” drying things but if it’s raining and the kids need clean school clothes its got to be done really. We’ve had our old tumble a fair few years now, and last winter it died on us. I felt a bit lost and the mountain of wet clothing was getting out of control. At the time it broke down we couldn’t afford a new one, so we had to take it to a local electrician for a repair job. It functions again now, […]
Just lately it seems everything electronic in our house is on the blink. The washing machine, the tumble dryer, the dishwasher, and a light in the kitchen as well. You would think my kitchen is haunted or something! The tumble dryer made squeaky noises, then a banging noise and then died. Luckily tumble dryers aren’t ridiculously heavy like washers so Blokey shoved it in his car boot and got a local appliance shop to fix it. That was £50 gone, but still considerably cheaper than buying a new one.
Those words “Back to school” fill me with dread. Whilst I definitely think the holidays need to end, as D desperately misses his strict school’s routine, I hate all the shopping! It’s not just the shopping though, it’s the washing, ironing, name labels and cupboard clearouts of old stuff.