Maybe something will change if I mention it here?
We've been without hot water for about a month now - and I'M SO FUCKING SICK OF IT.
In any other place I've lived around here, they give you a warning when they are about to turn the hot water off, and it never lasts more than three weeks, and you always know when, approximately, the water is going to be back.
In Pushcha Vodytsya, we've been told that they do not turn the hot water off AT ALL here, and they weren't lying to us. What happened is some pipe burst, and there was no one to fix it right away, and then they were looking for the money to fix it, and now I have no idea what else they are waiting for. Not all buildings have been affected - but we live in the unlucky one. A sign on the door says they'll let us know when the water's going to be back - no date is specified, which probably means it can last till New Year's or something.
It's like hospitals here: very poor or comparatively not poor, everyone's in the same shit together at some point, the true equality. Our next-door neighbor has a nice car, but he's in the same hot-waterless shit as the janitor woman and her retarded kids upstairs, who can't afford to buy a kilo of cucumbers in addition to a few kilos of potato.
Me, I can't give Marta a bath for the third day in a row - because by the time I've boiled enough water in the electric kettle - we need five kettles, at least - she's too tired and screaming for me to help her fall asleep, to be her pillow and her pacifier - and I can't ignore those screams.
Here're some local benches - very calming to look at them, somehow: