Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
Tony Grist

Gripes Of A Property Owner

It's only a couple of years since we had one shed roof replaced and the other patched but this winter the wind got under them both and tore off sections of the corrugated plastic sheeting we'd used and now every day I'm picking up strips and splinters that have peeled off overnight.

We should have used heavier-duty material, but- to be honest- we were kicking the problem a short way down the road in the expectation that by the time it had to be dealt with again someone else would be living here.

When you take on property of any kind- land or bricks and mortar or objets d'art- you commit yourself to a never-ending battle against entropy.

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