Tuesday, 23 June 2009
Okay, so if there was an award for the clumsiest person on the planet, it would be mine, I’ve set my self alight (several times), fallen out of trees, out of cars, off of walls/chairs/steps/stages/horses/bikes, banged my head/toe on everything you can name, fallen up and down the stairs…the list is endless, and everyone is just used to me now…my dad used to call be calamity Jane when I was little, now the names are less flattering, but the gist the same!
But today, I almost scalped myself…and this is new even for me…of course, the other mums at school gasped when I clambered out of the car and they saw me with a little trickle of blood running down my forehead…but it could have happened to anyone…honest!
Silly really, easily done!
It’s a sunny day, so I was in the car, both windows open, a breeze blowing through the car, but I got behind a garbage truck, which, well, didn’t ‘alf pong a bit…so I pressed the button to send the window up. Problem is, my car has a button, which you press once and the window goes all the way to the top…regardless of whether the wind just happens to have blown you hair into the window opening.
OMG! It really hurt, I screamed as I was wrenched against the door by my hair, and while trying to hold on to the wheel, couldn’t find the bloody button quick enough, then I had to stop abruptly, thus throwing me forward, thus freeing me from the firmly closed window, minus a good handful of hair…and I mean handful!
I would have preferred if I wasn’t edging along in traffic on a busy road, that way there would not be witnesses, and I’m sure one little sod took a picture of me clutching my scalp and the clump of hair in the window, on his mobile phone!!!
Now I need to part my hair on the other side to hide the small cut in my hairline, and one side looks decidedly thinner than the other…big sigh.
Please tell me, this isn’t just me, you’ve all done it, right?