Returned from a wonderful holiday in Corfu last night to find a large hole in our front garden and a note through the front door telling us that the gas had been disconnected due to a leak. After washing in a basin of water and washing my hair with a jug I am not feeling quite so chilled!
The good news is, I returned to an email from The People's Friend to say that I've had a story accepted. This was my big aim as they are very specific in what they are looking for and it is hard to get the tone just right (see post 'Resubmissions').
So, all in all, a good return to England (despite the lack of hot water).