Monday, November 29, 2010

The Flood

Thursday night, I was excited about going to bed pretty early. Then, 'why do I hear water flowing? I have no leaky faucets.'

I got up to find my kitchen flooded from above the hood above the stove, water streaming steadily down electrical wires with nothing to be done for it until the morning. I was angry and electrocuted. I mopped it up the best I could manage and hoped it would stop... eventually.

Eventually it did. And I had a great weekend. And I arrived home Monday morning to find my apartment reeking from moisture and a second deluge.

I informed my boss, who told me it was my responsibility to shut off the water. For the apartment above me. When it floods my kitchen. Supposedly, I can access it from the hallway, but considering how little time I spend in my apartment between my 50-hour work-week and weekends in Seoul... wtf? Why is it MY responsibility to shut off my neighbor's water every time my neighbor floods my kitchen?


1 comment:

  1. Sounds like a frustratingly Korean response...!