For richer, for poorer
She has shown the utmost patience, dutifully arming herself with a spade and trekking out into the forest each morning to find a spot hidden from the ever-present goatherds, and then later to the outdoor ‘cludgie’, to squat over its bucket of sawdust. She shared not my pride in the latter’s technological refinements – the solar chimney whisking away any pong and the fly-proof trapdoor – and yet still was uncomplaining at the onerous (but not odorous, I might add) task of occasionally emptying the bucket onto the compost heap.
And so it has given me all the more pleasure to finally present to my love a fully plumbed and wired, hallway crapper. And my pride this time is not so much in my first attempts at plumbing and proper wiring, but in the subtly appropriate window.
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