Another week ends and it has been a reasonably quiet one as life gets back to normal in the sandpit. It’s certainly been quieter than the same week last year, I was reminded yesterday by my “timehop” app (great app for you social media users) that yesterday was the anniversary of my “accident” in the compound swimming pool, which resulted in being rushed to hospital (when I say “rushed” I may be exaggerating, Jo recalls it as more of a leisurely drive) and receiving a number of stitches. You can read about the incident on my previous blog here should you be so inclined.
It has been a week of ups and downs since arriving back in Abu Dhabi. The downs have mainly involved the aftermath of the defrosted fridges and freezers that greeted me on Sunday, plus some issues with the internet in the villa (there is nothing like internet issues to drag you down after a long day at work), and of course missing Jo and the kids.
The issue with the defrosted appliances is almost resolved, although there are still some lingering smells to be dealt with, and I suspect the main fridge / freezer may be a write off due to some of the noxious liquid having seeped its way into the inner workings which I cannot get at to clean.