23 August 2012

Mayday-Mayday-Mayday

While this image might look ominously familiar to anyone who is in the midst of a bath remodel, imagine having it as permanent facility. Earning its place in our dog-day-relief campaign is this bathroom from a Russian submarine [Foxtrot class, built from 1957 to 1983]. Yes, that is the sink peeking out from amid the Dali-esque tangle of conduits, valves and gauges.

An off-topic footnote: The distress call 'mayday' is phonetically based on the French venez m'adier—which translates as 'come help me.' The things you learn as a blog author....

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