Wednesday, December 05, 2007

I like to make things difficult for myself

I've always refused to use ribbons for wrapping Christmas presents on the 'life's too short to stuff a mushroom' principle but it's very difficult these days to buy the little stick-on ribbony-bow things without buying rolls of ribbon as well. So when I saw a pack that included bows and ribbon but cheaper than the bows I had already bought, I thought to myself, 'How hard can it be to tie a ribbon?'

The answer to that question, when you're more ham-fisted than a bacon pig, is 'very hard'.