Compulsive traits — 2 Comments

  1. Last year I was told of someone who had retired from work and brought home the metal teapot that had been in use for decades at his workplace. It was originally a shinny metal teapot but by the time he left it has varying shades of brown and black inside and outside – these shades imparted their own flavour.

    Within the first week of retirement, while out of the house, his wife decided to carry out a serious clean on the teapot and presented him with a shiny pot on his return

    I don’t think that I will ever have a teapot with over twenty years of flavour but compulsive attention to detail at the expense of enjoyment – you can file me in that cubbyhole……

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