He pulled the plug and watched the scraps Floating underneath the taps To the plughole
, going straighter Than north or south of the Equator.
But it got the shower plughole
clear in no time and had the water running smoothly for the first time in days.
in the bathroom can quickly fill up with the residue of shampoo and bath oil.
Visiting pupils, from an unnamed school, stuffed guide books down the U-bends of lavatories and sink plugholes
before turning on the water.
They've managed without it for long enough and frankly that's about all they've had going for them: Whatever else we've chucked at them, at least mice have never had to put up with with bad hair days, blocked plugholes
and David Ginola shampoo adverts.