So, with two washes down and the airer laden with more underwear than M&S can stock, I decided to try a third load, this time using the dryer so I didn't have to start hanging clothes on the curtain rail or off the shelves.
My shirts are now being used as a set of trendy curtains ... yes, the dryer packed up again with an F-13 error. I am not a happy chappie.
Which begs the question: did the engineer who came on Thursday know that it was going to break again?
Time to fight for a new one.
* * * * *Despite the ongoing grief with the washer-dryer, the weekend hasn't been too bad, just a tiring one.
Saturday saw me making my usual trek to Presence for a late lunch and to learn my lines, this time listening to them on my Rio rather than reading them: it helps to hear the cue.
Unfortunately, I was also in one of those moods where I felt the need to spend some money and, after seeing a mate's DAB radio on Friday, I got a bee in my bonnet about getting one myself ... so I ended up buying the Pure PocketDAB 1500!
The excuse for buying the pocket version was so that I could listen to the radio whilst training for the Great North Run ... eventually ... I've got to apply for the ballot first!
I have to say, the quality of the stations was impressive. And I do mean was impressive, as today its coming up with the message "Station not available" for any station, so now I can't listen to the bloody thing.
Can we make anything that works properly any more???