Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
Tony Grist

Visiting The Attic

I fetched an anglepoise lamp from the attic yesterday evening. It used to be my dad's. I plugged it in, switched it on (it still works, hooray!) adjusted the angle and then it fell to bits.

I don't like going into the attic; We have high ceilings, it's a steep climb, and once I'm up there I'm afraid of mis-stepping or lurching and going through that great rectangular hole in the floor. I've told Ailz the time is coming when I'm going to refuse to do it anymore.

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