Dear Reader, the postman came. I was expecting a shoebox.
There was a shoebox. To fit a clown’s shoe. And it was inside a considerably bigger box, ingeniously packed with newspaper and squished egg boxes.
My father has never been one for hyperbole, so when he said there was “some bits and pieces’, I assumed thats what would arrive. Shows how much I know.
So, there were pearl-type beds
And there were necklace beads
About 25, in all. And then there were the bracelets….
And then there bracelts with charms on them
and then there were more natural ones
and even some metal ones
About 100 of them, in fact.
Not to mention some odd earrings, bits and pieces, brooches and even three random lobster clasps! I think it’s safe to say it was considerably more than I was expecting! So if anyone wants me, I’ll be over in the corner, planning and deconstructing and reconstructing. For the foreseeable future!