17 December, 2009
a poor man's chair
It was a very hot day today, the temperature reached 42°C in Penrith. Lucky it was not that hot here, but still a very hot day, even at late evening after window shopping.
In the afternoon, I could smell strong petrichor (yes, Rev. Dr. Wu Yi loves this word) on the way walking to Fantastic Furniture picking up the GiGi Chair which was initially scheduled to be ready by Monday, but they told me the GiGi Chair was double sold.
Here it is:
Sorry for the quick photo.
Laurent and I carried it home this afternoon under high temperature. (The petrichor was gone by the time we took the GiGi Chair out of the shop.) (to Don: remember? We don't have a car now! We are poor.)
This chair was under a huge discount, and the main reason I bought it was that I could sit on properly when facing guests as well as closer to the TV when I play my PlayStation 3 or Wii. Although the Bravia TV was just 52-inches, and 3.8 metres seem to be a nice distance for watching TV/movies. The distance seems to cause slight discomfort when there are quite a few small on-screen texts during game playing. (to Don: unlike you, I don't have perfect eye sight.)
Well, I couldn't afford a gaming chairs (which seem to be quite popular in the States). And I think a normal chair suits the room better. (to Don: Antony is poor.)
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