Tuesday, 13 March 2012

Spinning Lizzie

The last week has been totally crazy. I promise to do an all singing, all dancing reveal at some point but at the moment I have way more unanswered questions than I do plans so I’m keeping shtum . Cruel but necessary! In this interim period in which I know less about my life than dogs do about paragliding I have been treating myself to a little life holiday. After all, how often is it that you get a moratorium on all decision making? This, my friends, is where Spinning Lizzie comes in.

Like all good jokes this one originates from an in-joke made in a blonde moment where I thought that a major invention of the industrial revolution was a Spinning Lizzie (it’s Jenny, apparently!) This lead to a comedy blackboard sketch (a firm favourite in our house) and then to my husband creating this.
Spinning Lizzie, you never need make a decision again!
The genius of Spinning Lizzie is that she makes all your decisions for you thus saving you from any additional angst when you’ve had quite enough of that, thank you very much. You simply spin the wheel and see where she lands and voila, a plan for your day! On Saturday Lizzie chose my breakfast, tea, box set to watch, chick flick, pub for a drink, bar of chocolate - the list goes on.
Some excellent chocolate selections made by Lizze.
The categories and options were created by my dear and long suffering husband so they were all things that he knows I like. By three in the afternoon we were gleefully packing up to head off to the pub saying ‘Well Lizzie said so…!’ The more I think about it the more I think the uses for Spinning Lizzie are endless. Off on a city break? Too many sights, not enough time? Ask Spinning Lizzie! Always eat the same things in restaurants?  Bamboozled by a cocktail menu? Can’t decide what to wear? Spinning Lizzie!!!
So if all else fails at least I have a back up plan, the mass production of Spinning Lizzies and the enhancing of weekend plans everywhere. Most excellent!


  1. LOL, Nicola. You have of course already trademarked the name and patented the concept? :-)

  2. Hmm, I think I might just need one of these to make decisions for me! :O