To my utter embarrassment my mum would be standing outside our house at 9pm armed with a dish mop
which dispensed a nasty sting as she whacked it on my arm if I was late.
During the 1950s she met her husband Leonard at Llandaff Rowing Club, where he was pretending to conduct a band with a dish mop
. Leonard himself lived on Pembroke Road in Canton and was proud to work at the Ely paper mill.
Example range of objects: a range of bath toys, cup, straw, bubble bath, umbrella, gumboots, raincoat, swimming goggles, children's flotation devices, dish mop
Hours of preparation and cooking are rapidly followed by mounds of washing up reminiscent of the old cartoons in newspapers depicting Dad at the sink with a teetering pile of dishes, dish mop
in hand and wearing a frilly edged pinny.
All the handy kitchen tools and accessories she can assemble -- sharp paring and butcher knives, egg beater, potato masher, apple corer, berry huller, meat chopper, roasting fork, dish mop
, dish strainer, sink strainer.