Stupid Tat

    Dear Facebook...

    Shoes
    Not only are you exactly six months out on my insurance renewal cycle, but yellow just isn't my colour… 

    Charity for Time Travellers

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    I assume whomever donated The Best Bed & Breakfast 1998 to the Estates Gazette charity lending library is under the illusion that we have a couple of time travellers in the office.

    Born to be...

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    Mugs in Mousehole targeted at fans of Doctor Who, Spooks or Robin Hood. (Are there any fans of Robin Hood?)

    Knitted Horrors of 1970

    Ah, knitting patterns of the 1970s:


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    I found this "two in one" pattern for his'n'hers ponchos and an attractive beret and scarf combo amongst my Mum's old possessions. I don't think Mum and Dad ever wore matching ponchos. At least, I really, really hope they didn't. 

    Tacky Tissues

    Hannah Montana Tissues Spotted, to my mingled disbelief and amazement in my local supermarket: Hannah Montana tissues.

    For the fannish teenage girl... or the teenage boy in need of, uh, inspiration? 

    Paint Your Fake Coal

    You have no idea how depressed this makes me:

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    Paint, for the fake coal in your fake fireplace.

    Such industry around the unashamedly inauthentic.