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Maid in heaven!

Postby ozchick » Mon, 03 May 2010 7:54 pm

Some of you may remember me asking for advice on how to occupy my part-time maid while I was away for 8-10 weeks cos didn't want to cut her hours.
Some weeks prior to my trip I'd bought a shower curtain that wasn't long enough. So I'd painstakingly unstitched its hem and it then sufficed, but still wasn't really long enough.
After my trip, I noticed that water was splashing out from under the shower curtain onto the bathroom floor while I was showering. You guessed it. Upon close inspection I could see where the maid had lovingly hand-stitched the hem back to its original position. :o Perfect little stitches they were too!
You gotta love em!
And so now I battle on with the short shower curtain cos I don't have the heart to tell her that her initiative and time spent were wasted. If I unpick it again....well...you know......
'Are you trying to tempt me because I come from the land of plenty?'

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 03 May 2010 8:57 pm

Talk about a conundrum! :shit:

Can you decide somehow that the curtain doesn't quite jell with the decor of the bathroom and therefore you need to try another? But be sure to measure this time!

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Postby durain » Mon, 03 May 2010 10:51 pm

had something similar years ago. i had a used jam jar i use for collecting cooking fat from bacon or sausages instead of pouring it down the sink. go away for a weekend to find that the jam jar was nicely washed!!! :)

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Postby nakatago » Mon, 03 May 2010 10:55 pm

i bought an extra set of shower curtain rings to lower the shower curtain. may or may not work for you.

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Postby x9200 » Tue, 04 May 2010 8:11 am

ozchick wrote:Some weeks prior to my trip I'd bought a shower curtain that wasn't long enough. So I'd painstakingly unstitched its hem and it then sufficed, but still wasn't really long enough.
After my trip, I noticed that water was splashing out from under the shower curtain onto the bathroom floor while I was showering. You guessed it. Upon close inspection I could see where the maid had lovingly hand-stitched the hem back to its original position. :o Perfect little stitches they were too!
You gotta love em!
And so now I battle on with the short shower curtain cos I don't have the heart to tell her that her initiative and time spent were wasted. If I unpick it again....well...you know......

Our previous part time maid worked reversed manner in the ironing mode. If she saw a hem she always unfolded it and ironed it flat. Fortunately she never tried to unstitch anything.

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Postby Vaucluse » Tue, 04 May 2010 5:20 pm

Become English and forego showering alltogether
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Postby Plavt » Tue, 04 May 2010 5:38 pm

Vaucluse wrote:Become English and forego showering alltogether


Oi!............Image

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Postby ozchick » Wed, 05 May 2010 5:01 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Talk about a conundrum! :shit:

Can you decide somehow that the curtain doesn't quite jell with the decor of the bathroom and therefore you need to try another? But be sure to measure this time!


Oi! It took me ages to find that particular shower curtain. And anyway sms I didn't see you get an invite into this post! :wink:
I swear the boy is bored!
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Postby ozchick » Wed, 05 May 2010 5:03 pm

nakatago wrote:i bought an extra set of shower curtain rings to lower the shower curtain. may or may not work for you.


Yeah I put 2 links on there already before the action.... But that's an idea. A 3rd lot should do the trick!
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Postby ozchick » Wed, 05 May 2010 5:14 pm

Vaucluse wrote:Become English and forego showering alltogether


Yeah I've heard that too...that thing about the Poms not showering. But where does that come from? I've never met any smelly Englishmen but I've met some from other European parts, better not mention them cos they may not let me in!
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Postby durain » Wed, 05 May 2010 5:52 pm

ozchick wrote:but I've met some from other European parts, better not mention them cos they may not let me in!


you mean dont mention the war? :P :)

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Postby missis » Wed, 05 May 2010 5:53 pm

Plavt wrote:
Vaucluse wrote:Become English and forego showering alltogether


Oi!............Image


You appear to be confusing the English with the French :)

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Postby Plavt » Wed, 05 May 2010 7:15 pm

missis wrote:
You appear to be confusing the English with the French :)




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Postby nakatago » Wed, 05 May 2010 11:57 pm

missis wrote:
Plavt wrote:
Vaucluse wrote:Become English and forego showering alltogether


Oi!............Image


You appear to be confusing the English with the French :)


well, there's this pretty french girl at work that wears the same clothes for days at a time. we're tempted to mark her clothes (oooh...is that a straw? and dragonfruit?) to confirm but haven't bothered to do so. we haven't had any reason, though to debunk/verify the bathing stereotype. :lol:


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