Just One Of Those Days!

This week has been a busy week indeed!

I mentioned in a post that I did a big spring clean earlier this week before the carpet cleaners came on Wednesday morning and cleaned all of the carpeted areas. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday were long days at work. Every Friday is a fifteen hour work day for me, so I am always shattered by the time I reach the little nest.

Last night, when I came back to the little abode, this is what greeted me:


Well, I picked up the plant that my landlady had given me and put it into the sink. There was soil all over the floor. So I picked up the larger clumps with some kitchen roll and then fetched the hoover. But the hoover obviously does not like soil. Rather than sucking it up, it spread the soil all over the kitchen floor. My legs all of the kitchen were now scattered with clumpy soil.

I do not have a dustpan and brush (although I have now added that to my shopping list). It was past midnight. I opened the front door and in the dark of the night I made my way out to my landlady’s shed and in the dark managed to find the dustpan and brush we use in the garden. But it took ages….the clumpy sticky soil did not want to be swept up by the brush either. This is why I never ever obtain house-plants for myself. They are so much trouble!

It was just one of those days! After a fifteen hour day at work – and work was really busy – I spent over half an hour sweeping up soil from my kitchen floor! All I can say is AY KARUMBA!!!

17 thoughts on “Just One Of Those Days!”

    1. I did rescue the plant…I have relocated it though!! It was on a table before…but I don’t think I want to risk putting it up high again. So instead I have made a little feature in near the little coffee table and armchair.

      I was tired! My first inclination was to leave it til this morning and then I decided that was ludicrous and I should clean it up straight away.

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    1. She decided she wanted to go for a walk…or perhaps to fly! I have no idea – if I had a cat, I would blame it on the cat – but I do not have any cat or any other creatures that could have caused this – so it must have been the naughty plant!!!


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