100 Words #17

Entry number 17 in my 100 Words for 100 Days series of scenes. How we tolerate bad design if it gives us what we need.

“I can’t believe how tricky it is to get into this loft.”

Ten minutes into owning our new house and I was finding fault already.

“Look at this: The hatch doesn’t open properly, the ladder’s impossible to hook down, and once it is down, it’s too close to the sink. I have to climb over the loo. How do we get our boxes up there?” I sighed and looked up as Kay entered the bathroom.

“And to think, the husband played train sets up there.” Kay replied, raising an eyebrow.

I grinned then.

“He must have really hated his wife.”

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