After serious amounts of research in each and every instance, Rob’s been making some Very Important Trip Purchases……like a steripen, a GPS unit and an Ipod (no link, because I’ve got no idea what he’s got except that it has cool little pictures of the album covers to show what you’re listening to in case you couldn’t work it out from the music alone, but I suspect you can put them on any ipod so that’s no help, is it?)….anyway, I have to admit each and every one of these will have its uses. One might save our health, one our marriage (I believe in asking for directions and using maps, he’s a guy, nuff said….but if it’s a tech-y map, then that’s a different story, right?) and the other will surely preserve his sanity.
I, on the other hand, could travel much more simply. I just want a decent pencil sharpener and these. Coz you’re not allowed sharp metal needles on aeroplanes (and seeing as we are booked on the sum total of two aeroplanes, it really is an issue), I figured I’d found a fine justification for rounding out my tool supply. So I did. Cost less than any of Rob’s
toys tools, will last forever and will never need to be updated to a smaller-sized-bigger-memoried-takes-fewer-batteries-model. Ever.