Chaos at the Shell Petrol Station

I have just been to the petrol station to fill up my car. It all started well; I pulled into the forecourt and filled up my car and then went inside to pay for my fuel. There was one guy serving and I was second in the queue. When my turn came I tried to pay and and the cashier looked at me in a very startled manner when I told hom that I needed to pay for the car in Pump number 2. The cost was £85. He quickly confirmed with me that I indeed needed to pay for the car next to pump no. 2 and I told him "Yes". Then he asked me to go outside and call back the guy who had been in front of me. Actually, he did not ask me, to told me to. At that point there were about 3 other people waiting to pay! Continue reading "Chaos at the Shell Petrol Station"

The incompetent plumber

We discovered that our house had a major leak under the floor in the evening of 3rd April 2016. My daughter was running through the corridor when she suddenly told her mom that her feet were wet. Water was seeping through the flooring to the top and my daughter only found out because she runs around on bare feet and we don't. In a way she helped us and we were glad she did not hurt herself. Since British Gas look after our plumbing we called them at about 7 p.m. They immediately booked a plumber to come and switch off the water and by the time he arrived it was at around 10 p.m. After turning off the water the guy left because it was too late in the night and by turning off the water damage was significantly minimised.  He informed us that someone from his office would call us in the morning. Meantime I had to call the insurance company because the water damage in the house was just insane. Continue reading "The incompetent plumber"