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HORSES FOR COURSES: 30 things that are better than watching the cup

You’re lucky I capped it at 30.

  1. Poking yourself in the eye with a stick
  2. Watching the scene in the Lion King where Simba thinks he kills Mufasa 
  3. Walking barefoot through bindis 
  4. Catching the Ferry on the windiest day in all the land
  5. Getting off at the Newcastle Interchange and realising that you have to catch the tram to the beach
  6. Watching re-runs of Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman
  7. Doing your taxes
  8. Negotiating with Optus/Telstra/Vodafone simultaneously
  9. Watching Shannon Noll lose Australian Idol on repeat
  10. Watching The Bachelor
  11. Watching The Bachelorette
  12. Paying your bills in person at the Post Office
  13. Asking a Baby Boomer to tell you about negative gearing
  14. Cramming six people into a share house bedroom made for one
  15. Going to the beach without your towel
  16. Going to the Brewery on a Sunday when you’re over 25
  17. Going to the dentist
  18. Listening to anything but Coles radio
  19. Paying for tomato sauce
  20. Getting swooped by a magpie
  21. Not packing your groceries fast enough at Aldi
  22. Forgetting to charge your phone
  23. Blowing out a thong
  24. Trying to get a table at a Darby Street Cafe on a Saturday morning
  25. Getting added to yet another Facebook Chat
  26. Not having a USB port in your laptop
  27. Having no aux cord in the car
  28. Watching Frozen
  29. Watching Frozen On Ice
  30. Leaving a Telegraph Pole in the middle of the road. 

Written by Laura Kebby

I write words about talented people doing talented things, and translate chatter by putting pen to paper.