I have always been struck by the comparisons between swimming, blogging and photography.
|Seems easy before you start||√||√||√|
|Hey, hey, look at me everyone||√||√||√|
|Hey, I’m pretty good at this||√||√||√|
|Takes more time that you realise||√||√||√|
|Oh my god, no, I’m terrible∗||√||√||√|
|All is I need to buy now is just this one thing…||√||√||√|
|Costs more than you expect||√||√||√|
|Please don’t look at what I am doing||√||√|
|Best done in Speedoes||√||√|
|Looks good while wearing Speedoes||√|
|Actually costs waay more than you expect||√||√||√|
|I will never, ever, be good at this||√||√||√|
|Takes more time than you have||√||√||√|
|Just keep going||√||√||√|
|Wait. What was that about doing it in Speedoes?∗∗||√||√||√|
∗∗ Deirdre is getting really fed up of me changing into my Speedoes to write this blog and sitting around mostly naked. And that time that the Postman∗∗∗ looked in the window…∗See “What is the Dunning-Kruger Effect?”
*** WordPress wanted to change Postman to “mail-carrier“. I must tell Michael the Postie about that.
2 thoughts on “A middle-aged man wearing Speedoes and carrying a camera will always attract strange looks”
You mean to say your post person isn’t a woman?
Worse would be a middle-aged man NOT wearing speedos; that could be troubling for the mailman.