This short story was written by my daughter and edited by me. It was a school assignment. I publish it here for your amusement – perhaps a warning to any would-be do-it-yourself project advocates.
Fizzle, fizzle pop! This last Saturday night the light bulb blew when I turned the switch on. A true story and seeming not a big repair job, but this particular light bulb was in the hallway interior roof, some five metres up. Dad undertook to replace this now dead screw-in type bulb with my assistance.
“We could borrow the neighbour’s ladder, but that would risk wall damage” dad explained. Recorded here are the five “Murphy Law” type sequential events we experienced in this light-bulb changing project. I had confidence in dad – a project manager by profession, he has … Read More »