Monthly Archive: July 2014

Who's doing the washing up?

Posted on July 27, 2014

“Washing up would break my soul!” exclaimed the girl. She delivered the line with such heart rending emotion that I thought I’d wandered on to the stage of a nineteenth century melodrama.




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