Sunday, December 07, 2008

A bit of a girl


It could be generally agreed that I like shopping.
I also like soft things, shiny things and sometimes fluffy things. I like getting my nails done and wearing nice smells and I can suffer a near apoplectic fit if I can't keep my body hair under control. I wouldn't dream of going out without mascara, matching underthings (apologies - we have trod this path before), or a bag to hold the 101 vital items that I need to carry with me every day.

It could be generally agreed that I am a vain witch, vain in the sense of bothering about what I look like and vain in the sense of "I would rather pluck my eyes out with chopsticks than wear that tracksuit".

I adore watching a soppy film with chocolate and tissues to keep me company but a horror film requires all the lights on and, preferably, a man to check under the bed. I hate spiders, plumbing and anything that smells like engine oil.

Some of you might have come to the consensus that I am a bit of a girl. So why the fuck have I got a set of screwdrivers in me handbag?


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20 comments:

Helen + ilana = Hi said...

Emptied DH's pockets for laundry today. Found small change, 2 screws, 1 bolt, a length of wire, a magnet and a zip tie. You must have his screwdrivers.

Minx said...

Nope, they are definitely MY screwdrivers! Heh.

Jan said...

101 things...Woa there!
I'VE got 102..

Minx said...

Are you bragging, Jan?

john.g. said...

Why do you have screwdrivers in your bag? Are you a cat burglar?

Absolute Vanilla (and Atyllah) said...

Re screwdrivers: Erm, because you've overcomplicated the changing the lightbulb moment?

Oh go on, just enjoy being a bit of a girl - it's fun!

Thanks for the soothing back rub by the way, must have done the trick, seem to be all better! *mwah*

bulletholes said...

You must be a Capricorn...or been by yerself too long.
I like women that know how to be independent, which explains the tools in your purse.
i'm betting you qre not so butch as to have a tool belt at home.
My, My. Minxy!

Lilwave said...
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Lilwave said...

LOL..Minx! Lighten your load girly. I find that a finger nail file works just as good and weighs less...hehe

Wanderlust Scarlett said...

You have the screwdrivers because you are a SMART girl.

Not a helpless girl.

I love that about you.


Scarlett & Viaggiatore

Wanderlust Scarlett said...

Oh and by the way, I love your newest photo avatar; quite lovely.


S & V

Minx said...

I asked the bloody question first, John G.

What is a light bulb, Vanilla?

All Capricorns carry tools, Bullets? This I didn't know. Goats with hammer drills - hmmmm?

I have one of those as well, Lilwave, what size would you like?

Smart eh, Scarlett? I'll post up a picture of my screwdrivers in a couple of days and you might change your mind.

leslie said...

I don't know. Tell us :)
Pluses or minuses? Hexes or Bristols?

I carry a teeny tiny screwdriver to keep the screws tightened on my eyeglasses. And there is a slotted driver on my Swiss army knife next to the corkscrew...

But I will venture a guess and say that all jewelers carry screwdrivers, and that is a truly girly thing, to be equipped just in case your jewels fail you!

(my verification word is latchu, to which I responded gesundheit)

Bee said...

You have a screwdriver in your purse because you have a new electronic appliance (I want say what) and you had to unscrew the little plastic thingy to put in a battery.

Minx said...

Leslie, you are a woman after my own heart. Do you also have twelve lipsticks in yer bag?

Smirking here, Bee, you saucy thing. But no, my iPod has a slidey battery cover!

petra michelle; Whose role is it anyway? said...

hahaha, Minx! Can relate! But if anyone ever questioned that you are one "fierce" girl, I'd have to question their eyesight or what is inside their cerebrum!

Minx said...

Fierce, Petra? I a widdle fwuffy bunny really!

Saaleha said...

In case you meet the man of your dreams ???

bulletholes said...

Do you carry a #10 spanner darling?

Minx said...

Poor 'man of my dreams' Saaleha. Hit over the head with a screwdriver before he can utter the immortal lines.....

You are speaking foreign now, Bullets. Do you mean they come in sizes as well as colours?