Sunday, December 14, 2008

Grumpy Viking


Here is my most recent Grumpy column. I sent the column to the editor and he asked if I had a photo to run with the column and I said I'd pop around to the costume hire store and see what I could do. The Dreaded One and I took several shots before one of the shop guys minced over and squealed, "There are no photos, guys," before mincing flamboyantly away again. It made us laugh because he was wrong - there were heaps of photos.

Still, we thought we'd do the right thing and left. Saw this helmet on the way out and bought it. At the next doof, my evening attire will consist of purple Turkish poncho and Viking helmet. Splendid.

6 comments:

Kathryn said...

Top notch photo. The glasses are a nice touch. ;)

Lee said...

So is the fact that the book I am reading is Elephant by Raymond Carver. Such a sensitive Viking.

Y said...

Awesome helmet! You should lend it to her to wear at work, to keep the hair out of her face.

Y said...

Funny Girl Clumsy link by the way. Thanks :)

Lee said...

It is MY helmet, Bricklayer Hands :)

Girl Clumsy is very funny. Did you ask for her cake recipe?

Y said...

Heh, no. But I commented that I had a similar thing almost happen to me before at work.