Can't Hear You!

Monday, January 3, 2011

The weather down the coast can be perfect for a summer-avoiding penguin. A little fresh and breezy, and still beautifully sunny. Or it can be positively capricious, leaving us alternately melting and freezing by turns...

It takes a very, very cold day to reduce me to wearing anything even vaguely approaching a hat. The cold the first day we went to the Eiffel Tower was that kind of cold.

So it’s just as well I didn’t know about this when I was there...

Cupcake knitted hat from Fred Flare
Cupcake hat from Fred Flare

Because walking round Paris with a cupcake on my head is exactly the kind of thing I’d think about trying to get away with...*

Or there are these perky options from Kate Spade (warm ears and unsquashed hair? Woo hoo!)

Kate Spade Fifth Avenue stripe earmuffs

Kate Spade peppermint earmuffs

Kate Spafe Big Apple owl earmuffs
Fifth Avenue stripe earmuffs, peppermint earmuffs and Big Apple owl earmuffs all from Kate Spade

* And would be convinced that I had got away with, until the photographic evidence reduced me to a squirming mass of embarrassment. This was discovered, together with a Where The Wild Things Are hat, at the Bus Depot Markets in Canberra. It was like the devil spawn of the thing on Donald Trump’s head, to borrow a turn of phrase from David Letterman...

Audrey on January 23, 2011 at 4:52 AM

Haha, that's really cute. Thanks for the laugh.

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