Thursday, May 26

Bare Necessities

Waking up for Fajr this morning, we found that our water pressure had dropped yet again. It was enough to do whudhu, so we weren't too worried since we knew it would come back by the morning when we would really need it.

Except that it didn't. Twenty minutes on the phone to Thames Water and we found that the problem had already been reported by others, and that they had no idea what was wrong yet.

A quick pack up of my stuff later and I was at my uncle's house. Luckily, he had already left and his kids had no school today so the bathroom was all mine. But still, it's really shocking to realise how much we take for granted in our house - water is treated almost like air, as is electricity and even Internet access (although the latter is no way as reliable as the former two).

Also we've learned not to be so lazy next time. If we had reported it at 3am when we found the problem it may have been completed by the time we woke up. Tut tut us guys.