Fraser got home – and yes, was not happy about the bins. We can always take one of the big bags out if we need to – there’s nothing perishable in there. Failing that, we can see if any of our neighbours have room (there is a flat rate for rubbish collection, not a usage charge).
He went into the study and did the predictable “wow” (as did Biggie) and then – WHERE’S MY CLOCK. Sigh. The one thing of his that I actually had the guts to throw out, because it was broken.