Boyfriend: Checks work email. "Crap, the photo shoot is at 7 in the morning." I: "How come they're using you as the model?" Boyfriend: Glares. I: Looks pointedly at Boyfriend's perpetual bed hair. Boyfriend: Glares. I: "No, seriously. How come they're using you?" Boyfriend: "Because I'm beautiful."
I: "Do you want some strawberries and cream?" Boyfriend: "Yeah I want!" I: Spoons cream into a bowl.
Boyfriend: "Not so much cream, I'm on a diet." Gets a Tim Tam. I: "I thought you said you were on a diet?"
Boyfriend: "I was going to have two Tim Tams, but I'm on diet so I'm
only having one. I'm a swapper. Instead of two, I'm only having one tim
After 6 months of attempting to connect to Telstra Broadband...finally...
Telstra technician: "You have Broadband now."
Boyfriend: "I want to marry you." Stares dementedly at technician...Is
seriously thinking of posing for a photo with technician. Telstra technician: "Um, I think I can do this alone. You don't have to watch..."
The next morning... Boyfriend: Dashes off to buy modem...is late for work once again...
Later that night...
Boyfriend: Attempts to set up interntet...swears...calls Telstra...gets
nowhere. After two more phone calls, decides to check the connections
at home. Finds a few wires out of place. Has "I can fix this' look on
his face. I: Sees Boyfriend's "I can fix this" face. Has some serious misgivings. Keeps mouth shut (for once!) Boyfriend: "Do you know where my leatherman is?" I: "Where you left it last." Boyfriend: After ten minutes of banging around, finds leatherman. Sets to work. I: Is trying hard not to say..."Shouldn't you wait for a technician?"...has learnt her lesson in the past...
An hour later...
Boyfriend: "You want the good news or the bad new first?" I: Groans. Does mental head slap. Boyfriend: "The bad news is the phone no longer works." I: Sighs. "And the good news is?" Boyfriend: "We still have wireless."