Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
Tony Grist
poliphilo

Plucky

The plumber is coming to rip the bathroom apart.

He is replacing the sink and the toilet and the radiator.

At times like this I remember I am British.

My ancestors coped with the Armada, with Boney and the Luftwaffe. I can cope with this.
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