The response came back, “the government keeps turning off the water!”
At this point, I’ve put in a long day. It’s around 8pm when this exchange is happening. I’m dusty, dirty and tired. It would have been easy to throw my hands up in despair. I could rant about third world country’s inability to provide essential (water) services, and moan about government dictatorships.
The best laid plans of mice and men … I’m not sure Robert Burns ever made it to China, but his comment rings true, for as he concluded (in Scottish) “An' lea'e us nought but grief an' pain, For promis'd joy!” You can work that out for yourselves. Don’t fret though, I’m taking all the grief and pain … and you will get your “promis’d joy!” (albeit a little later than I had hoped).
Hello all Gentle Roller purchasers.
I guess you are eagerly waiting for news on your pending deliveries, so I thought I’d write an update/blog/stuff thing.