By hml request:
isbn 0 949284 34 3.
Real Men may not half-leg wax, but they do, it appears, wear Tug Boat Slippers.
This book is obviously the long lost companion to Killer Tea Cosies and How To Make Them, but there's no mention of it anywhere inside. Deeply intriguing. How many more are there? And what are they called?
The mind boggles.
Father's Day suggestions include:
for the Continental Man,
or, if the Continental Man likes to eat on his feet,
The Continental Breakfast.
But if Your Man likes to look as though his feet have died and not very recently, he'll be delighted by
Hanged Man's Feet
Or if he's one to light up the barbie on a Sunday afternoon, you might consider bringing out the snags in a pair of these:
But wait, there's more:
For people who like to keep white slippers in the pond,
Or for kicking up your heels at the next PTA cleanskin fundraiser (that's you, Marjorie):
The Fruit Punch
Feeling like busting out of the closet? Try the
Or if you prefer a more Zen approach to your morning coffee:
For lovers of highly decorative wedding cakes,
The Weightless Frangipani
And last, but not least, best experienced with a bucket of Neopolitan icecream and a 3 hour movie involving Sharukh Khan and a cast of thousands
The Couch Potato
They remind me a little of leg irons, actually. I suspect you'd be more confined to the couch, no sashaying up to the fridge in these.
There are more, of course, but to see them you'll have to get your hands on a copy.
Currently retailing for 50 cents at Amazon. I was a bit offended by this. hml's tea cosy book reputedly has a price tag of $69. Seems a little unfair, somehow.
This post is dedicated to Chrissie Boyle, creator of the Melbourne fashion label 'Queen', last heard of doing a roaring trade at the Gertrude St end of Smith St, Collingwood. We used to share a studio, and she gave me this book as a parting gift, branding her ever after as a Woman of Great Taste.