le lave-vaisselle

by jemma margaret

Contrary to Hollywood’s portrayal, many parisien apartments are tiny.

Nevertheless, they manage to squeeze in that all important modern day appliance–the dishwasher.

Never you mind that there is no counter space in the kitchen. That pots are piled precariously on top of pans and that there is only flatware enough for four people anyways. Please ignore the fact that Paris water is hard and may calcify your glasses (or your skin). Oh, and the fact that the dishwasher may take several hours to run a load–c’est normale!

That said, our dishwasher currently stocks an ever growing supply of plastic bags to be reused at future dates.

The washing machine on the other hand…