This is the washing machine containing the second load of sick-coated clothing of the day.
Poor Thea spent last night throwing up and is continuing the trend today.
So roast chicken with friends and carrot cake have been put on hold.
The most useful thing about having to visit a hideous out-of-town shopping centre - finding a garage forecourt with cars for sale on ramps!
Less useful - the extent of my knowledge of what all those bits if metal were!