New Toys – I love them. They hate me.

I now have a Kindle. Umm….this may take a while.

I am a total sucker for advertisements selling anything new. Eager looking whoevers will be trotting something wiz-bang across the screen and I will instantly add it to my must-have list.

Whether it goes at the top or bottom end of the list depends on the price. If there’s more chance I can actually afford something I put it up the top. Cause I’m a realist.

A card reader for our camera’s Compact Flash memory card is currently at the top of my list. Whereas a Bugatti Veyron (in gun metal grey, thank you) is down near the bottom. Not that I really, really want a Bugatti. I’ve seen the boys from Top Gear in them and I’m fairly certain I would kill myself somewhere between leaving the caryard and the first corner.

The only new technology I haven’t coveted in the last few years are these newfangled 3D tellies. 3D doesn’t work with me because one of my eyes is bung. Not that I’m complaining – if Tracey and I are arguing I can sit on her right and ignore her completely – it’s a handy handicap cause it’s like she’s not there. Except for the noise. Even if I was deaf I’d still have a hard time tuning that out (not that I’d want to, my sweet voiced nightingale x).

This week, due to some gift cards I received for Big W, I have become the proud, if somewhat befuddled, owner of an eReader. I’m very excited. All those books I could never afford to buy in paperback I will now not be able to afford as eBooks. That’s progress, right there.

So this afternoon I sat down to play with my new toy and had mastered the act of turning it on in a mere forty five minutes. I foresee hours of entertainment ahead of me.

When not typing away over here and checking his stats every two minutes,

Bruce Devereaux hangs out at his ‘BIG FAMILY little income’  Facebook Page.

 ’raising a family on little more than laughs’

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