Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Pressing Wrong Buttons

Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Pressing Wrong Buttons

Article excerpt

Foot in Mouth

with

Tony

McMahon

COME on, come on.

WhatCOs wrong with this remote control?

It worked this morning.

ICOm pushing the right button Co the top one.

Ridiculous contraption, I mutter under my breath.

A couple of minutes have gone by and now ICOm really cursing. How the hell am I going to get inside the house?

ICOm at GracelandCOs Co sorry Gracemere, first day and trying to open the roller door on the garage by the remote control dooverlackie.

Then it dawned on me Co ICOm at the wrong address.

ThatCOs the place we rent next door.

How embarrassing Co then again how lucky as there is nobody about.

I preach to myself the houses in the street look very similar.

Presto and with one little press the garage door springs into its opening act.

Tough day with all the packing and shifting so I jump into the shower.

Very fancy indeed, I think to myself as you almost need a manual to turn on the shower tap. …

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