read

I used to have a home made anti-stress ball, consisting of a flour filled balloon; it was made for me by one of the French students currently on industrial placement at work. I say used to as one of my colleagues managed to break it, which at least proved it really was a balloon filled with flour. Which is a shame as I was rather fond of it.

But then whilst out on a trip the self same student found this.

09-06-06_1544.jpg

Looks fairly innocuous doesn’t it? If you pick it up it feels slightly … icky, but not alarming.

09-06-06_1545.jpg

Until you squeeze it …

09-06-06_1613.jpg

How can something so wrong be so compelling? This video clip  demonstrates better than words ever can.Merci bien Roland!

Author Logo

Gary

A self-professed map addict, Gary has worked in the mapping and location space for over 20 years through a combination of luck and occasional good judgement. Gary is co-founder of Malstow Geospatial, which provides handmade, professional geospatial consulting. A Fellow of the RGS, he tweets about maps, writes about them and even makes them.


Published



Author Logo

RolandB said ...

Je savais que ca te plairai, comment ne pas pensser a Gary quand on vois cela dans une boutique. Enjoy with it, and I hope I will not be here when it will explode lol

Image

Mostly Maps

Maps, Geospatial and Occasionally Technology, but Mostly Maps

Take Me Home