I rush upstairs to investigate, first thought leaking pipe under the floor in the bathroom, now the bathroom floor is covered with a very expensive Italian slate so the last thing I want to do is rip that up, then as I am standing looking around looking for other possible places I notice that my left foot is getting warm and wet, I look down ad see a small spray of water coming from a joint on the radiator, so i quickly tweak the connector and it gushes water over the floor, so I screw the nut down and the leak stops, I tighten it finger tight (It's a collet pressure joint) and lock down the flow to the rad.
So today I will be getting out my Bob the builder plumbing kit and replacing the joint as it does look a little worse for wear.
And at some point I will now have to hang new paper on the ceiling in the hallway down stairs, it never rains it pours as they say, so considering the situation here today, I am remarkably calm, I have not kicked the cat, or have I blamed the world for my misfortune, however, it's only 11am and the day is young, I have not started the fix yet, but I am sure at some point I will start swearing and cussing the radiator. But first, I have a watch to continue fixing then I will tackle the plumbing. If you are a door to door salesman thinking of approaching me today with your special offer of solar roofing tiles, be my guest, but don't expect to leave in one piece.
I shall report back later.