Holiday Shorts: Now you know where I get it from

So, my dad goes into the Apple store. I’ve no idea why, because my parents now have a total of four computers and, well, there’s only two of them. But presumably my dad felt like playing with some different gadgets for a change, so in he goes, but much to his chagrin, all of the shiny Apple gadgets are in use at the time. Yes, every iPhone, iPod and iWhateverelse is already being played with, but my dad has some time to kill, so he hangs around and sure enough, after a few minutes, a computer becomes free, and so he takes his place in front of it and prepares to explore.

My dad has a good look at this computer. He spends a few minutes opening up programmes, closing down other ones, probably rearranging the desktop and going through the documents for all I know. He’s thoroughly enjoying himself, when all of a sudden, he feels a tap on the shoulder and turns around to see an Apple employee standing there.

“Sir?” says the employee. “Sir, that’s our cash register you’re playing with.”

After that, my dad didn’t go into the Apple store no more. He confirms that they have some mighty fine cash registers in there, though…

(Note: no Apple products were harmed in the making of this post)

Hi, I'm Amber. I'm a full-time fashion/shoe blogger from the UK, and this is the story of my life, my clothes, and the International Man of Mystery Next Door. You can read more from me at my other blogs, The Fashion Police and Shoeperwoman, and you can follow me on Bloglovin' here.


  • Reply July 10, 2009


    LOVE IT.
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  • Reply July 10, 2009


    Haha, very cool :D Thanks for sharing!
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  • Reply July 10, 2009


    I nearly peed my pants. Oh god, I can't stop laughing :D

  • Reply July 10, 2009


    The Apple stores were so busy in Florida they had queues outside!

    • Reply July 10, 2009


      They only had queues after The Incident. I think word got out…

  • Reply July 10, 2009


    :D this sounds exactly like my mum!

    ps: I would LOVE to hear some news of rubin! and my little dog too…

  • Reply July 10, 2009

    Amanda Nicole

    Ahahahaha! Oh, parents are awesome sometimes.
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  • Reply July 10, 2009


    How was I supposed to know? It was VERY busy. I only wanted to buy some apples ?

  • Reply July 10, 2009


    That's hilarious!
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  • Reply July 10, 2009


    I'm laughing so much I actually have tears in my eyes:D. Reminded me of my mum and her learning to use a mobile phone (let's just say it was a challenge). I bet I'll be like that in 30 years time -what am I saying, I already am like that!

  • Reply July 11, 2009


    Oh my, that's hilarious! I love your family already! x
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  • Reply July 12, 2009


    LOL–I really laughed out loud!

  • Reply June 10, 2014


    I have a habit of drinking while reading your blog posts. Nasal drinkage everywhere!

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