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Carol

Infuriating isn't it?! I swear that their definition is always different to mine.

Charity

Oh, groan! That sounds soooo frustrating.

Claire

How quickly holidays can fade! Hope you're connected soon.

Nan

I've never heard of such a thing! How can this happen? All I can think of is the Peter Mayle books about the plumbers and carpenters in France leaving him in the lurch all the time. What is someone supposed to do? What if you were 80? Many questions, no answers, I guess.

Les in NE

Goodness! This would've really tried my patience! My husband is not one for DIY, either. This is why we pay to have things installed. I hope you get the situation resolved quickly!

Fiberjoy

Where's their honor, integrity, and manhood? Shame on them.

Good for you and Harriet in trying your best!

What's Mr C saying about the dilemma?

Barbara

That's disgraceful! I recommend http://www.ukwhitegoods.co.uk/
for washing machine help. When mine went wrong they put me in touch very quickly with a nice local man who fixed it for less money than Miele would have charged for call-out. Good luck.

 Barbara MacLeod

You won't believe this, but it is absolutely true ... at a family gathering Easter weekend, sitting at the fire after dinner, after the dishes were done, my daughter said "I find you can have the most amazing conversations at the sink, up to your elbows in Fairy Liquid, as you wash and the other person dries." Confidences are shared; secrets leaked. I responded "Let's have a competition, right here and now, as I have a story that no one, but no one, can beat (of an occasion years ago with a house-trained gentleman visitor)." And out the stories came. The winner? Well, it's a long story....

Mr Cornflower

Yes, I confess, I'm not that good at DIY - I prefer GALMI (get a little man in...). And it can't be a brains vs practicality thing: Peter the Flautist/aka Dark Puss is both a professor of physics and a competent plumber. Both of these accomplishments are entirely out of my reach!

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