In the words of Lady Bracknell.... " A HANDBAG?" | Typecast

In the words of Lady Bracknell.... " A HANDBAG?"

Most women (and some men) use a handbag of some description - it's a handy receptacle to carry a whole load of junk around; junk that you might just need one day.  


I recently tipped my handbag out and found the following:


My Filofax (how retro), OU study book, OU assignment book, study note-book, a sheaf of papers that I deemed "important" at some point but have currently no relevance to my life, a copy of the electric bill (why?  I have no idea - I pay by direct debit), an apple, office keys, car keys, house keys, 2 open packets of Polo's, a blister pack of headache tablets, a pair of sunglasses (!), 2 plasters, comb, mirror, lip plumper, lipstick, lip gloss, aloe vera lip salve (but also good for cuts, burns, etc), highlighter pen (in green), a fountain pen, a tiny figure of an angel that was a present from a close friend, pair of gloves, a crystal (that is supposed to warn off drunkness!!!), my purse (which also houses a whole load more crap) and my mobile phone (which is also my mp3 player).


This is the stuff I cart around every single day.  I can say that I do use most of it but I'm sure I should be carrying less.  However, this isn't a patch on what I used to lug around with me when the children were ankle-biters - there was the odd nappy, change of clothes for each child, a bottle or sippy cup, snacks, spare 20p's for the ride outside the supermarket, more gloves (kiddie size)... you name it, it was in the "survival kit".  I have no idea how I've not got a curvature of the spine from dragging that bag along for 10 years.


And this brings me to the burning question of this blog entry... Do you use a handbag? If so, what is in your bag?  Do you use it all or do you just carry the bare necessities?


A woman's mind is as complex as the contents of her handbag; even when you get to the bottom of it, there is ALWAYS something at the bottom to surprise you!




Billy Connelly









Edit 11.02.10:  Related post: http://babyrambles.blogspot.com/2010/02/top-5-thursday-contents-of-my-bag.html
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