Author Topic: Different strokes for different folks - or: Why can't I move the shower head?  (Read 12275 times)

Offline southendmd

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Hey Matt, love the "knackered/nakered" story.  Hmm, either could have been the end result of a date...

BTW, this American has a duvet!  Bed's made in seconds!

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Hey Matt, love the "knackered/nakered" story.  Hmm, either could have been the end result of a date...

I plead the 5th ;D


BTW, this American has a duvet!  Bed's made in seconds!
Yay, sorry but I really like my duvet, I spend on average 8 - 9 nights in ahotel a month and they always have blankets, thank Goodness for house keeping. And no we never leave tips, though I did buy my favourite housekeeper a Christmas present.

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Chrissi's kind of shower head IS great.  In America, when the shower head does come off and can be held in the hand, it usually doesn't have a pole to adjust the height.  You just put it back up high when you're done holding it.

I like that even in simple, quick food type places in Europe, the food is probably freshly made, with real vegetables and fruit.  Not out of a drum or packet.

At our house, we have a smaller bathtub, not one of them big fancy things.  We have a front-loading washing machine (that sits under the dryer), and we only use duvets (from IKEA) on all four beds.  Two of our beds have box springs, two don't.  We don't make ice in our freezer because it takes up too much room, and it's rare that guests ask for it.  We have no handles on the kitchen cabinets, and I like it.  I don't go to McDonald's, so can't tell you what that's like.

We have four very large grocery stores that never close each half a mile from our house, in different directions.  Several more within two miles.  I love the small drive thru coffee place nearby.  Starbucks won't let you add a tip, if you pay by card, which I think is unfair to the baristas.  On the other hand, the baristas there get health insurance if they work at least 20 hours a week.  (Of course in France and some other countries, everyone gets health coverage).

We have no air conditioning of any kind in our house, but we live in Seattle, where there are very few very hot days a year.   



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thanks for bumping this thread again Clarissa!
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Don't know if we discussed this in this thread, why is it that bidets haven't caught on in America?

I've never used one, but I'll admit they look like they serve a useful purpose.


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We don't have bidets over here in Belgium. In Italy, where we go on holiday, they're a standard fixture in the bathroom.  My kids use them to rinse and dry their bikinis after spending a day in the swimming pool.  :laugh:

Funny things, bidets.
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We don't have bidets over here in Belgium. In Italy, where we go on holiday, they're a standard fixture in the bathroom.  My kids use them to rinse and dry their bikinis after spending a day in the swimming pool.  :laugh:

Funny things, bidets.

Heh we do that too Fabienne! Yup they never caught on in the UK too much either..
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bumping some old threads
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