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Small rant!

(15 Posts)
Jux Thu 11-Jul-13 20:53:59


AnyFucker Wed 10-Jul-13 23:38:09

They don't call me the Poundland ClareRayner for nothing wink

Jux Wed 10-Jul-13 23:32:41

Yay! Well done AF! You are very good at getting right to the heart of the matter, and pinpointing exactly and succinctly what should be done. I shall take your advice forthwith grin

s0fedup Wed 10-Jul-13 23:20:52

Why does mine walk past/step over/move out of the way his pile of CLEAN folded washing?
Why not put it away?
Then he wonders why his wardrobe has piles upon piles of clean washing shoved in... wink

MoonlightandRoses Wed 10-Jul-13 23:14:44

I have a sneaking suspicion that the unwanted paper would then be carefully placed on the floor where the bin used to be...

No comment on the freezer!

Think 'there are none so blind as those who will not see' may apply to our respective DH's. grin. wine?

AnyFucker Wed 10-Jul-13 23:14:41

Yay, I was the first...

AnyFucker Wed 10-Jul-13 23:13:42


Jux Wed 10-Jul-13 23:06:56

It is odd, Moonlight, the thing with the junk mail. How would he react if you put the recycling bin on the counter?

DH can't quite get things into the dishwasher - he will walk further to put everything on top of the freezer. He passes the dishwasher on the way grin

MoonlightandRoses Wed 10-Jul-13 22:20:55

You see, that is useful - the leaving on the counter lark is, however, just baffling!

Jux Tue 09-Jul-13 23:33:06

For a little while, dh used to keep all junk mail and then swap it about and repost it. So he'd put a catalogue from one lot into the Freepost envelope from another lot, and so on. It was actually my suggestion, but I didn't think for a moment that he'd actually do it!

MoonlightandRoses Tue 09-Jul-13 23:02:06

He doesn't do the bread thing as small child gets him to put that out for the birds. What he does though (and very deep breath required here) is to 'save' all junk mail and empty envelopes from proper mail for me to put into the recycle bin immediately below the counter on which they have been left - ditto empty cartons and milk bottles...No, I don't know why either!

TBF - he does lots of other stuff, just has a particular blind spot with bin/dishwasher/clothes washing.

Jux Tue 09-Jul-13 22:11:44

Moonlight, you have my sympathies! mine does that too. Does yours also manage to take stale bread out of the bread bin, but not quite manage to walk a few feet while still holding onto it to put it in the bin! Mine leaves it beside the bread bin on the counter! <sigh> again.

Thank you Donkeys!

DonkeysDontRideBicycles Tue 09-Jul-13 21:58:30

I had to read this twice. It's not you, it's him <helpful>.

MoonlightandRoses Tue 09-Jul-13 21:51:21

Dunno? Hope he's supplied you with appropriate quantities of wine to recover from it though. wink

(P.S. - I could also add 'and he couldn't wash the cat dishes himself why?' If it helps, DH drank from a glass and dumped it in the sink as I was putting things into the dishwasher. On hearing 'is this finished with' in somewhat icy tones he had the good grace to look mildly sheepish. On the plus side he has now ambled off to locate some wine grin.)

Jux Tue 09-Jul-13 20:18:22

Very small!

Running a bit late. Dh and I in kitchen, preparing supper. He's already got spuds on and we're having salad and cold meats. I've been outside watering the garden for half an hour or so, closing up the greenhouse, putting stuff away, feeding the tomatoes etc, and dh was snoozing when I went out there.

I go in the kitchen and vaguely say I hate doing the salad. He says sit down, I'll do it. I get the meats out of the fridge and sit down. He says he'll want access to the sink. I look over there and say I don't need it so he can go ahead. He grunts.

I have a think.

I remember I'd put the cat dishes in there to soak before I went in the garden. So I get up and clean the cat dishes asking why didn't he just ask me to do it, for which I get another vague grunt.

Why? Why why why?

OK, better now wink

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