Well it happened to me again and do you know what, in hindsight this is probably one of my more idiotic cognitions. It may come as a surprise to you but not all of my photos taken for this Blog are natural. I know right, shock horror. Moving on, I had been prepping my post called The Football Fakery and had gotten it into my head that I wanted a shot of myself about to stab a football with a knife. My brain went into overdrive with how to accomplish said task. As I did not own a football my thought process went something along the lines of this:
=> No job, can't afford, waste of what little money I have, will only use for one picture
=> Looking at videos of talking animals, ha ha, I lol
=> Snapped out of it, focus
=> ! Idea bring knife to sports shop that sells footballs, ninja photo op, get shot real quick like
It was simple, I was a genius (insert absolute sarcasm here), so I put my plan in motion, would not tell Husband of plan till last minute so he could not talk me out of it. One random day Husband and I are preparing to head out for they day, take in the city and hit a few shops I decide to put my plan into motion. Of course I'm as subtle as a whale and Husband manages to catch me reaching into the cutlery drawer.
Husband: 'What are you doing?'
Stung, caught rotten, I decided to fess up as I'm an awful liar.
GBM: 'Eh, I just wanted to grab a knife for a photo shot I have in my head'
I would go into further detail, explain to Husband I had it all planned out and it would be a quick in and out mission when he utters the immortal line.
Husband: 'You can't have a knife on you in Switzerland! You'll get kicked out of the country if you're caught'
At that very moment I completely snap out of my lunacy and am drenched in a wave of complete rationality. What the hell was I thinking? Dear God I am a fool. I begin to wonder how I managed before I met Husband, did I constantly get myself into trouble? Oh Husband thank you for saving me from myself. You are an amazing wonder.
I went back to the drawing board. I still wanted the shot and decided to try to get it using Photoshop (actually I used a free software program I found online called Gimp, who doesn't love free but they might want to rethink the name). So after a lot of messing about I managed to make:
Not too shabby, every cloud and all that. Thank you so much Husband because of you I can now Photoshop (and many other things, too much to go into here). You know what they always say, behind every good Ginger Blog Man there must be a good man, who is actually capable of rational thought, all the time.
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