frank the baguette

August 12, 2009 • 3 comments • 651 views

My love for shopping is so much so that I’ll shop for anything!

Clothes, shoes, bags, books, grocery, carpets, toothbrush holder, mugs. I just have to be in a shop. Any shop. I’m not fussy.

My latest obsession is stationery and gadgets.

I was so surprised to see all sorts of cool things in Malaysia. Handphone holders in all sorts of shapes and designs, cellophane tape holder in a shape of a man sitting on a toilet bowl (the cellophane tape is where the toilet roll would be), paper clips in shapes of cartoon, all sorts of funky pens and notepads.

I loved it!! Spent hours just browsing. These inventors are geniuses, I thought.

My favourite stationery/gadget has to be this, though.

Meet Frank the Baguette. (Pronounced Frank, not Frenk)

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Frank is a handrest for keyboards and laptops. I was so amazed at its texture. The creases, the colour, it looks just like a real baguette. Frank can also act as a stress-reliever when you’re angry, because you can just squeeze it as hard as you want, and it’ll obediently go back to its normal size.

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I’m constantly on my laptop, typing (OK, and online shopping, but that also involves typing out my card details…still typing!). So, it’s normal that I get marks on my wrists and I’m uncomfortable most of the time.

Now, Frank is the solution.

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The reason why my wrists don’t hurt anymore…

…and probably also the reason why I’m eating so much bread these days.