I have not had much luck with salt and pepper grinders. Strange? Yes I know! I have tried wooden ones, stainless steel ones, acrylic and battery operated ones but they all let me down and stop doing their job after a few weeks. I have resorted to the throw away type that come filled with salt and pepper. My latest one is quite large so hopefully will last a long time and it is filled with sea salt and peppercorns. Amazing! Why did I not know of this before? I only need one grinder no need for both, that is until hubby pointed out that sometimes he just wants salt and sometimes he may want only pepper. Why do men always find something wrong with a new found treasure?
The same hubby bought me a fancy camera for Christmas as I have developed a new love of photography. I opened the box to find the instruction booklet (yes,I do read them) there was none only a dvd which once I tried to play it on the computer found out it was in Japanese. I had to download the instructions. Now for me this camera is quite complicated. I want to sit with the booklet and read how to work it,I don't want to read it on a screen where I can't flick back and forth to find what I want, it's so frustrating.
Children's Toys! Since I'm on my soapbox, why are children's toys so difficult to remove from their box? They are now held in with about a dozen twisty plastic wires and heaven help you if you have long manicured nails because they will be in bits by the time you have removed the toy from the box and the child will have given up waiting for it. My fingers were bleeding from removing a Fisher Price first buggy from it's box, that had to be built up too.
Next, we had a Cozy Coupe car to build up for my granddaughter. You know the type with the roof and a door on it? It came in a huge box and I thought all
Light bulbs drive me mad when they blow and I have to go and look for a new one, sometimes that doesn't work either so I have to change the fuse, who keeps spare fuses these days?
Changing the vacumn cleaner bag, I always cut my finger as you have to pull it really hard to remove it.
Computers that decide to have a mind of their own and don't do what you tell them,what's all that about? I though I was in charge?
Spellchecker - Need I say more?
Binmen who sometimes empty the bins at 7:30 am and sometimes at 4:30 pm. Make a time and stick to it then we won't miss your collection and have to wait another two weeks and ten black bags later for the next one.
Put my bin back where you found it.If I have to leave it at the kerbside with the handle pointing out to make it easier for you please do not leave mine at the end of the street.
Phone calls usually at tea time telling me there's something wrong with my computer or I need solar power,double glazing,new mortgage, you know the type. What is really annoying me now is they speak to me as if they know me well calling me by my first name which makes me think I know them,I've become very rude now and just hang up.
Doorbell ringers. They ring the doorbell maybe twice then give the door a good knock ,just in case you didn't hear that loud ringing bell. The first thing they say is,"I'm not trying to sell you anything madam"
"Well what the hell are you doing ringing my doorbell?"
Next is,"All your neighbours have signed up to give a monthly donation to this very worthy charity"
"Yeah! right! How much is it?"
"Only £45 a month "
That's when I laugh and close the door. I swear I am putting up one of those signs that says"baby sleeping"
Shower gel has been driving me a bit mad lately. I usually buy the cheapo shower gel from Asda or Tesco as I don't see the point of spending loads on something just to wash it off, the smell never lasts anyway. I received a posher one at Christmas, it smells lovely and does it's job but it's bloomin hard to get out of the bottle. I'm going to loose what's left of it because unless I had the biceps of a bodybuilder, nothing is going to shift what is left,such a shame.
|I'll be attacking it with scissors soon.|
Body lotion is next. I have been subscribing to Glossybox which for a monthly subscription they send you a lovely box with about five high end beauty products three of which are generous samples. Every time they include body lotion or hair conditioner they are always in bottles which are so impossible to get anything out of, it frustrates and infuriates me. This little bottle has been a struggle from the beginning to get the smallest amount out of it I may have to resort to a cotton bud,but can I really be bothered?
|Bottle is so hard it can't be squeezed|
What infuriates you?