It’s laundry night. While the city buzzes on the other side of the floor to ceiling windows, you spend your evening in a haze of lavender-scented washing powder as you separate your whites from your colours at the coin-operated laundrette on the corner.
With no other patrons to observe or chat to, you occupy yourself by watching old I Love Lucy reruns on the black and white television attached to the wall.
When the tumble-dryer buzzer dings, letting you know that your final load of laundry is ready to be folded, you open the machine’s door only to find it contains a bizarre assortment of garments – items you've never seen before.
Describe what happens next in 200 – 400 words. You can post your piece of writing in the comments below for us to read, or keep it squirrelled away in your notebook.