Used tin of shoe dubbin from my boyfriend!
notasheep11 · 21/07/2015 17:12
He said he had a gift for me in his rucksack.I asked if it was a box of chocolates? Sadly, NO!!! This must be the most unromantic gift I have ever received.What planet is he on ?!
Apparently it will shine my boots :)
MiddleAgeMiddleEngland · 21/07/2015 17:21
My DH would think that was a perfectly good present. If you have walking boots then you have to dubbin them or the equivalent. He's the sort who will come back from a walk and dubbin all the boots straight away
Chocolate would have been nicer, though. Has he got any Kendal Mint Cake in his rucksack which you can steal?
TalcAndTurnips · 21/07/2015 17:27
And I should add that Mr Turnip has always been hot on the old shoe care for the whole family - nearly three decades of marriage now and he still bulls my winter boots until they shine like mirrors.
Could be the knickers thing though. Maybe I should LTB.
busjs79 · 21/07/2015 17:29
My DP has literally NEVER bought me flowers or chocolates. He has however randomly bought me for example a cute cartoon USB stick for my work - he "saw it and thought of me", and love heart hand warmers cause I always have cold hands. TBH, to me that shows more thought than a bunch of flowers! However, I'm not sure about shoe dubbin...
fireflyflewovermyhead · 21/07/2015 17:30
These ones OP?
If yes, then you have excellent taste in shoes! Maybe he thinks they are great cool and it's his way of complimenting you?
TalcAndTurnips · 21/07/2015 18:13
Squirm - I'm sure I have absolutely no idea what you mean.
Once said shoes/boots are bulled and in pristine state, if they have to be transported anywhere before being worn, they are handled with the reverence and delicacy of a donated kidney.
Woe betide the person who inflicts a tiny smudge or scuff. And don't even think of trying to put it right because your efforts will end up like Father Ted's raffle car.
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