Small joys

When something breaks, you can learn to work around it. But there comes a time when you just need to replace the frigging tap.

As soon as Hubby and I bought our house the kitchen tap started to drip. At first we could stop the tap dripping by turning it off hard. Although I disapprove of violence against taps, a firm hand is sometimes justified.

When it was the cold tap alone, I felt like we were winning.

Then the hot tap teamed up with the cold tap to fight us.

The screws that held both taps in place started to loosen. I swear kitchen pixies came out at night to unscrew them.

The tap began to drip constantly.

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