Tags: crime novel

A finished box of cereal or dry biscuits should be:

a) flattened and put in the paper recycling

b) put in the bin

c) returned to the cupboard.

An ice cube tray with only two or three cubes remaining should be:

a) Washed and refilled and returned to the freezer

b) Returned to the freezer- might as well use the remaining two

c) Emptied of the remaining cubes and then returned to the freezer.

Drawers and cupboard doors should be:

a) pushed in neatly

b) Doesn’t matter too much if they’re not 100% in

c) Left dangling way out for that freshly burgled look

Taking the rubbish bins out on bin night, and bringing them back in when empty,

a) Is the man’s job

b) Is a job that can equally well be done by the man or woman

c) Is unnecessary – they trundle in and out by themselves.

Baking sheets, cutlery and saucepans are clean

a) When all hard stains and crusty bits have been scoured off.

b) When all loose food scraps and grease have been washed off.

c) When I say so.

What does your bathroom counter (“vanity”) have on it?

a) A scented candle and a dolly varden toilet roll cover

b) As little as possible

c) Two newspapers, a crime novel, someone’s underpants, T shirt, track pants, assorted rubbish and a battery-powered fish which sings “Proud Mary”

The most suitable bed for a medium-sized dog is

a) A leopard print velour bed

b) A practical sling bed, the kind with legs

c) Ones’ dressing gown.

A kids room should be tidied

a) Daily

b) Weekly

c) Every two years, whether it needs it or not.