Win Rockport mens shoes for Father’s Day

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Father’s Day has kind of crept up on me. But I guess spending a good chunk of August overseas will do that to you, won’t it?

Mr Styling You is not one for letting me forget though.

We discussed it briefly this week and I took the opportunity to remind him of his recent shopping spree in the U S of A. Even he admitted in his jetlagged state that perhaps he’d already made good on Father’s Day treats this year.

The problem is we do like a celebration in this household.

So, overseas shopping spree or not, Father’s Day will get the attention it deserves.

Mr SY does a mighty good job of the whole dad gig:

  1. He can arrive home during the week at “wind down” time and think nothing of a wrestle on the floor with Mr 7 five minutes before he’s due in bed.
  2. He has been to the Dad School of Joke Telling. You know that school, don’t you?
  3. He can multi task around the house … if you count watching one code of football on one TV while running to another room’s TV to catch the score at another game, while simultaneously checking the ABC radio for another.
  4. He has the ability to embarrass his teenage step-daughter quicker that you can say, “how about we tag that photo on Facebook?”.
  5. He is the proud owner of a shed with seemingly tardis-like qualities.

So, once a year we reward these immensely rewardable qualities.

Mr 7 will take his “coins” to the school Father’s Day stall next week. The teenagers will dip into accounts and hit the shops and I will completely forget that he spoiled himself just weeks ago and buy a few more things.

Why?

Because he’s really so damn easy to buy for.

Yes, his wishlist would probably include a hardware store and music voucher or maybe a good bottle of whiskey but he’s also a big fan of some new wardrobe additions.

This is both a good and a bad thing.

Good in that he likes to dress smart. I do very much like that.

Bad because in doing so he stakes a full claim on our shared wardrobe space!

Lately, it’s all been about shoes.

Good shoes. Shoes for every occasion.

Mr SY is city corporate by day Monday to Thursday; casual office on a Friday and generally coastal chill on a Saturday and Sunday.

That’s one potential giant shoe-robe right there.

I made the mistake of showing him some of the new-season designs available from Rockport and I saw the spark in his eyes immediately.

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No, this is not Mr SY … this is a stunt double proper professional Rockport model wearing Eastern Standard Moccasin Blue/Yellow $189.95

Uh-oh.

Trouble.

Especially as he’s been so keen to own a pair of boat shoes (did you know that they’re very much on-trend again and that Rockport are like the kings of boat shoes?). Mr SY is also one for a bit of technology, engineering and innovation behind his footwear and with Rockport you definitely get that. The shoes contain the same technology used in Adidas shoes so basically they’re a sneaker in disguise.

He also loves quality so the Texan leather, made and produced specifically for Rockport and used in their shoes ticks all his style boxes. Me? I know that they’ll go the distance and not need replacing, which would just eat into my shoe budget.

Speaking of my shoes and shoe budget, Rockport is all about “walkability” which is all levels of irony right now as most of my shoe-robe is about walk inability. Case in point, my damaged feet from New York shopping. Mr SY is still dining out on stories of my blisters achieved in the name of fashion.

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Seaforthe Tan Nubuck $199.00

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Ridge Valley Plaintoe Grey Suede $189.95

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Eastern Standard Casual Wing Tan $219.95

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Wingtip Pinecone Nubuck $369.95

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Ridge Valley Boot $199.95

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Eastern Standard Casual Mid Boot Rock-Sand Nubuck $199.95; Duffel Bag $119.95

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Day To Night Cap Toe $319.95

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Dressport Wingtip Black $219.95

Seems I may just have some new additions to his Father’s Day wishlist.

Maybe some of these could work for the dad in your life too?

Rockport is stocked in David Jones, and for a full list of Rockport stores, click here. Online store, The Iconic, features a wide range as well:  www.theiconic.com.au

www.rockport.com.au | stockist contact: 02 8306 3330  

Win Rockport mens shoes for Father’s Day

Would the dad in your life look all the smarter with a pair of Rockport shoes on his feet? Share with me in the comments below your funniest dad moment. The most original and creative entry will win a Rockport voucher valued at $200 to use at any Rockport store. Entries only open to Australian residents. Entries open Friday, August 24 at 12noon and close Wednesday, August 29 at 5pm. The winner will be notified by email and that person’s name published here. For full terms and conditions, click here.

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  • Fabian

    My 10 year old son was looking forward to seeing Sydney for the first time and especially excited about visiting the Star Wars exhibition at the Powerhouse.

    He was also looking forward to eating plenty of unhealthy fast foods during his weekend holiday. That was until his dad decided to play a prank on him by telling him:

    “Melbourne is a multicultural city whereas Sydney is very Australian City”.

    “In Sydney they eat Australian bush food like witchetty grubs! They don’t have any international influence so they don’t have American, Italian, Asian or any cuisine from any other countries”.

    Dad was so convincing, and the the poor kid was so concerned that he left his gadgets behind and instead prepared and hid a survival kit consisting of cuppa noodles and other camping style high energy snacks in his luggage.

    Upon arriving in Sydney’s CBD he realized that he’d been sucked in bigtime, laughed and began plotting his revenge against Dad

  • Jasmine

    Went to Queensland for a holiday, on the way back dad had trouble with his hearing. Saw a specialist and dad told the specialist “my wife put euthinase in his ear”. What he meant was Echinacea!” Of course the Specialist burst out laughing – it made his day.

  • http://twitter.com/DerMisty Jingles

    The first time I brought a boy home for dinner, my dad was so stunned and my dad’s icebreaker was ‘What do you call a bear without ears? A ‘B’-uhhh’. ;D

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=603558301 Pauline Olsen

    Funniest Dad Moment:
    When Dad fell right through our old canvas deck chair!
    Fortunately he wasn’t hurt and, after the initial shock, joined in our laughter too. Although over forty years ago, we still laugh about it now.

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=603558301 Pauline Olsen

      As you can see, poor Dad already had his arm in a sling from a previous mishap!

  • JoJo

    My husband was trying to appear cool and sophisticated when he dropped our eldest son off to visit his posh friend when he heard our son regale the friend’s family with lurid details of my husband’s farting issues in the car on the way over…..

  • http://www.facebook.com/KellyH82 Kelly Horne

    One day I asked my stepdad to pick up my new hair straightener from the hairdressers on his way home. When he got there he said “Im here to pick up some hair straightener thing….I dont know why she needs it though, if I wanted straight hair I would just put my hat on!”

  • Dianne Thomas

    While in the house one day, I heard a noise & looked up to see my husband , Geoff fly backwards past the window.Going out to investigate, I found him lying on his back with a pair of smoking pliers in his hand after grabbing a live wire.Electrical work is NOT his forte.

  • http://www.facebook.com/izzy.brown.9 Izzy Brown

    Walking on the beach one day with Hubby and kids, I saw our
    dog look all around. No lamp post, no tree or bush in sight, so he used Hubby’s
    leg!!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001441088287 Lorraine Anderson

    My Dad won’t talk about, but my Sons’ Dad well I could talk all day, most memorable, the day he threw car booster cloth in park bin, after middle Sons’ nappy exploded everywhere, including the new Booster Seat… Still to this day, we crack up laughing when we think back of him ripping up that material, as he was not going to drive home with- That Stink!!!

  • joh

    When my Dad (not very good at DIY) tried to stop the cold draft coming in from the front door one winter with sealant in a caulking gun. Only trouble was, he sealed the door to the door frame instead of around the architrave, and no one could get in or out of the house.

  • lemon

    Trying to master a “Brain Training” game, did not recognise his accent when he said “black”,
    his tone would vary and become louder, much to our amusement.

  • http://www.facebook.com/fi.raw.10 Fi Raw

    The look on my partner’s face when my daughter crawled into our bed smelling of poo and he realised the implications! She’d stuck her hand down the back of her nappy, then trawled her hand all the ways up the wall and bannister to our bedroom. Yep, kids.

  • gemmybee

    My Dad used to wear these terrible brown fuzzy novelty slippers and no amount of nagging could make him trade them in for something more respectable,until our foxterrier pup decided they were his personal sex toys,even while Dad was wearing them!

  • Kirsten W

    When our first child was born, the first words my husband said were,
    ‘She has ears!’ I had no idea he was even worried about that. He had
    been talking all morning about how he couldn’t wait to count her fingers
    and toes, and then the first thing he said was, ‘She has ears!’ I
    haven’t let him or her forget it.”

  • http://www.facebook.com/heycatlady Caroline Cull

    My dad is my hero. He does so much for me, yet I can never do anything great for him. I don’t have a job anymore, lost it, and I can’t even afford a box of chocolates for him. I’m bad, i feel like i have no dignity, as i normally have to ask mum for money to get him a present, and i can’t get it on my own, and I’ve seen my dad eyeing off the rockport website, and I know he’d love something like this, but alas it’s only a dream in his eyes. Its so expensive there and I don’t know if i could ever get him something like that. Maybe, one day…. but that day’s nowhere near.

  • monica

    My fella was a single dad..he’s a very good cook, not to bad at laundrey, hopeless at ironing (creates more wrinkles than takes out!) but the funniest thing he does now (his kids are adults and grown up) is he FATHERS me! Brings my dinner to the table, asks if i’d like a drink with that, trots off to get me one, do i want any sauce, trots off to get me some…we’ve lived together for 10yrs and he does the DAD stuff to me alot! But i like it because its a reminder of the great job he did as a DAD!

  • marypreston

    My story is funny, sweet & sad. My Father pushed the bread down in the toaster twice, therefore burning it. He decided it was still good – just scraped off the worst of the burnt bits. He buttered the two pieces, slathered them with home-made marmalade & ate them. Two seconds later he went to make toast. With his Alzheimers he forgot that he just ate two pieces of burnt toast. Love that man!!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Karlene-Forrest/705836016 Karlene Forrest

    Dad retired a couple of years ago and he’s never been very good at DIY but thought this was his chance to start doing more things around the house.
    The ensuite tap was dripping in mum and dad’s bathroom. He went to the hardware store to buy the right wrench and washers and spent A LONG time fixing the leak.
    Trouble was, the leak wasn’t fixed.
    Mum insisted they call a plumber.
    The plumber was very impressed that dad had managed to get the new washer on top of the old washer, rather than take the old busted one out.

  • http://www.facebook.com/jen.price.79 Jen Price

    My Dad hates ‘fancy’ lettuce. He calls iceberg lettuce ‘niceberg’. Crackd me up everytime. So cute a man as big and tough as my dad.

  • Maisey

    Painting each other’s faces to look like monsters on Halloween.

  • Vtas

    Looking so cute in his new white suit ,on his way to the church ,he fell with a thud,and came up covered in mud

  • Ally

    When my husband was 4 years old he went out on a boat fishing with his dad. His dad got sick of him talking too loudly and complaining about wanting to go home. He picked him up and held him over the side of the boat saying “If you don’t quieten down I’ll throw you over”. My husband looked up at his dad and said “Go on, then, do it.”

  • http://www.facebook.com/mogy37 Michelle Gray

    My Dad and my Father in law were visiting us in Townsville and decided to have a “man date” and head out fishing. They picked a spot and set up on some rocks not far from a popular jetty. Well, my Father went to cast his rod, caught the bucket behind him and the hook flicked up and landed in his bum!!! Father in law while blinded by laughter made attempt at removing it while some very strange looks come from those watching from the jetty!!!

  • Guest

    When my kids got ripsticks for Christmas, hubby decided he’d
    get one too. He practised and practised
    in the privacy of our garage, until the day he considered himself ready to
    reveal his new skill to the world.

    It was school holidays, and we were staying at a caravan
    park filled with children expertly riding every imaginable wheeled object. My two kids mounted their ripsticks and
    smoothly sashayed down the drive, arms loosely at their sides. Their Dad followed, elbows rigidly out at
    right angles, using a sawing motion with his entire body to propel himself. You could almost hear the creaking joints.

    OK, good on him for making the effort (I’d only had one
    attempt and the bruises on my behind took weeks to fade), but he looked hilarious. The kids took one embarrassed look back at
    him, and accelerated off into the distance with Dad in “hot” pursuit, while I
    raced for the video camera.

  • Rowena

    My Dad loves the latest technology. If there’s a new gadget, he has to have it. So as Father’s Day came around again, I wasn’t too surprised to receive (via Mum) a link to the Dick Smith website. But his “gadget” of choice? I couldn’t decide between horror or laughter as I pressed “Add to cart” on a device that converts cassettes (remember them?) to digital format!

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  • Inara Beecher

    My favourite Dad story relates to shoes… When I was in my early 20s I had been sharing a house with a friend and was moving to a new place. My Mum and Dad came to help me move. Both the old and new places were multistoried and so my things needed to be moved up and down sets of stairs. I had accumulated a lot of stuff in a short time and especially had lots and lots of bags of clothes and dozens of huge boxes of shoes. It was winter and I remember it being fairly cold and wet. Dad was always very obliging and continued on despite the difficult conditions. We finally had everything in the trailer ready to head to the new place and I said to Dad that I badly needed to stop at a shoe shop on the way to the new house. Dad did not respond so obligingly to this request. After moving so many boxes of perfectly good shoes he couldn’t understand how I could possibly need to make an urgent stop at a shoe shop…But he did stop and was very humble later when presented with a new pair of sheepskin UGG boots as a thankyou for his efforts! The shoe purchase had been for him! I had asked my Mum what would be a suitable thankyou gift for helping me move and she had said Dad’s slippers had worn out and he could do with a replacement pair for winter. Sadly my Dad died 2 years ago and I no longer get to spend Father’s day with him. This story was always one of Dad’s favourties to retell and I now remember it fondly.
    I would love this Rockport voucher to buy a new pair of shoes for my husband to make his Father’s day a special one. :)

  • Rosslyn Tadd

    Accidentally caught up in the unexpectedly delivery of our second child at home. My husband had me in fits of laughter. A quick 20 minutes of me guiding him; telling him what to do and calming him down. A comedy stint I’ll never forget.

  • Karina W

    When he spent hours figuring out how to use the computer and refused to ask for help or read the manual.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Tracy-Boulter/100001338047690 Tracy Boulter

    My husband and I travel to the city on a regular basis to visit our son in long term hospital care. We appreciate greatly that we are provided with self-contained accomodation and can have our son over and I love make him homecooked meals. The accomodation is pretty rough and it’s always a matter of make do. After our latest visit I was telling friends about cooking up a storm without the most basic of kitchenware, when hubby piped up that the hardest thing was not having a remote control to the TV he was lost without one, what a wimp.

  • Jennifer Bush

    There is NOTHING
    funny about my dad. He’s a grumpy bag of misery.

    Probably why I grew up loving comedies…

    But my kid’s dad?… The funniest thing is, when someone so gorgeous could have had any woman, he married plain old me.

    (And he does great Monty Python impersonations!…)

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    -There is NOTHING
    funny about my dad. He's a grumpy bag of misery.

    Probably why I grew up loving comedies…

    But my kid's dad?… The funniest thing is, when someone so gorgeous could have had any woman, he married plain old me.
    (And he does great Monty Python impersonations!…)

  • Donato

    Dad was napping on the couch & my older brother annoyed with him, wrote DORK on his forehead in black marker. Dad woke up, and went grocery shopping!!! When he got home, looked in the mirror he realised why all the looks and stares, he’d even been chuffed thinking the ladies were checking him out. Poor Dad.

  • Diana

    In a lift with Mum and Dad. Dad drops his guts and fills the lift with horrid noxious gasses. As the door opens, we exit & a huge group of people begin to enter, Dad starts holding his nose, saying ‘phewwww you’re off’ and blaming Mum for it. Mum gets the giggles, and it makes her look guilty, like she did it!
    I suppose you had to be there, as a teenager, it was the funniest thing he ever did.

  • Dee

    He was off work with gastro. Feeling better in the afternoon, standing in the kitchen wearing only his robe (and a short one at that) he thought he’d do his normal Dad thing and fart. And boy did he learn a lesson, when diarrhea ran down his legs and all over the floor. As gross as it was, to this day it’s still hilarious!!

  • Norlar

    New dad amusing distracting grumpy baby daughter at dinner time. Daughter sitting in her high hair impatient for dinner. Dad uses a ratley toy to amuse her, the type that has a suction cup on the bottom to stick to the plastic tray. Child not amused with this, so dad sticks the toy to his forehead… WTF?… Child still not amused, but wife very amused as himself was left with very large round suction bruise on forehead. bruise lasted about one week, but still brings tears to my eyes from laughter, himself had to go to his very public government job each day on public transport. Still laughing, 28 years on.

  • klarinette

    Dad decides to cook some seafood and I tag along to the markets to get some. He walks in and immediately ask the counter lady, “Do you have any morons today?” He must have been thinking of something else or lost his train of thought as what he meant was “Marrons” . Counter lady and I were in stitches.

  • Fleurchan

    My husband was so nervous when our first daughter was born. When the nurse gave him scrubs to wear in the operating room, he went into the bathroom and changed into just the scrubs instead of putting them over his clothes. When he came out wearing only the scrubs and carrying his clothes in his hands, all we could do was laugh.

  • http://www.facebook.com/polly.p.stewart Polly Pauline Stewart

    A grandpa moment for my dad was when my son asked him why he painted his hair white…yes my poor dad has gone grey!

  • Denielle Hemsworth

    I love those shoes! My dad could rock any of those. Great photos, thanks for sharing.

  • http://www.facebook.com/lynne.lillington Lynne Lillington

    Was my sweet sixteen birthday and Dad ( all 5 Foot 2 inches of him) , chasing the Bigger lads down the street with a baseball bat.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003884026311 Zara Stevens

    This story isn’t about my dad, but a friend’s dad (let’s call him ‘Bob’):

    Bob and his wife, ‘Jenny’ went out for a fabulous anniversary dinner in one of the fancier Japanese restaurants in town. Bob looked at the menu and saw they had a beautiful teppanyaki beef dish, served with shitake mushrooms.
    That’s for me, decided Bob. So he motioned to the waiter to take his order.
    “I’ll have the beef with shit-ache, please,” he said, confidently.
    The waiter said just nodded.

  • http://www.facebook.com/wilmabrbot.giuliani Wilma Brbot Giuliani

    For forty years dad laboured away. Finally he reached his retirement day
    Many look forward to this day, however my dad felt trepidation, anxiety and dismay.
    With a tear in his eye, he bid his work colleagues farewell with a heavy sigh.
    In return they presented him with a gift wrapped and decorated with gold tassel.
    He said ‘Oh, you really shouldn’t have gone to all that hassel’.
    He carefully opened the box, no it wasn’t a tie, goblets or even socks.
    ‘Lovely’ he said, ‘I really need a cutting board’.
    With that comment his work colleagues roared.
    My dear dad, didn’t realize it was an iPad!!!!

  • http://www.seducedbybeauty.com/ Kate from Seduced by Beauty

    My Dad loved getting an all over tan much to the embarrassment of the rest of the family. He used any opportunity he could find and as we had a large property one of his favourite occupations was riding the ride on lawn mower starkers (except for his hat)!

    One day Dad was merrily on the tractor when he noticed a car coming down the driveway. He quickly parked the tractor and made a hasty retreat behind the closest bushes. Dad was yelling for my Mum who was inside and completely oblivious to his cries for help. Realising that Mum couldn’t hear him, and that the visitors were getting out of the car, and he was in a rather embarrassing situation he called out to the male driver and got him to alert Mum to the drama outside. Mum quickly grabbed Dad’s speedo bathers and saved Dad from the humiliation of having to meet 2 very well-to-do women in nothing more than his birthday suit.

    You would think that the humiliation and the threat of skin cancer may have convinced him to re-think the mowing starkers but in true Dad style he came up with a solution…. Putting his speedos under his hat just in case he needed them!!!!

  • http://www.facebook.com/Kate1485 Kate Ryan

    My dad used to be an enthusiastic (and talented) home brewer, experimenting with different styles of beer and tweaking them to his liking. Every time we had visitors they’d likely be offered a bottle, cold from the fridge and he was rightfully proud of it. After a while, he branched out into ginger beer production, and transferred across the skills he’d gained making regular beer. Unfortunately the amounts of sugar needed weren’t quite the same… Some of you will foresee the result.

    We were all woken up in the middle of the night by a large BANGFIZZFSHHHH! It took him what seemed like hours to wipe all of the ginger beer off every surface in the kitchen and quite a bit longer for us to stop laughing about it! :)

  • Aimee

    Well.. ok.. as a teenager I was incredibly incensed at the sizable cuffs my dad had made at the bottom of his lengthy jeans ( no petite   rolls here…. just one big cuff on each pant leg.. reaching a third way up the leg…) His  response to my obvious teenage embarrassment..  ”its ok love.. they double as a coin catcher”…Gotta Love your Dad ;) xx

  • kerry santillo

    Having my new boyfriend meet my dad was going to be fun!!! got the introductions out the way, things were going fine, until dinner time. Whilst at the table eating, my dad asked my boyfriend to pull his finger!!!!!!! well, that went down a treat, dying of embarassment :( Needlless to say my dad could do with some refinement from Rockport, please :)

  • Mick

    Dad went into the city to meet up with a few old friends and it wasn’t until he went to enter the restaurant that it was pointed out to him that his suit was stylish but not the thongs on his feet-yep guess who forgot to put their dress shoes on

  • http://kimbalikes.com Kim-Marie Williams

    The Welshman is a great dad. Really hands on and fabulous. When Boyo was about 10 days old, the Welshman leapt out of bed one morning upon the first cry. Post caesar and drug allergic reaction, I wasn’t the quickest off the mark. Next minute, I heard a kind of strangulated noise from the nursery and went dashing in as quickly as I could. When I got there, I saw the Welshman covered neck to ankle in mustard-coloured baby poo. Very on trend today, come to think of it. Mustard colour, not poo!

    He’d cleverly put a cloth on top of the potential wee fountain but hadn’t realised there might be a Code Brown or Number Three situation. As he’d lifted Boyo’s ankles, out it came. I still to this day cannot believe the amount of liquid poo that managed to evacuate one newborn baby! We had to buy a rug for the floor to cover the stain!

    After all that, he still changed nappies on a regular basis! x

  • Ruth Burns

    En route to my wedding my Dad happened to look down and realised he had a mismatched suit on. He wisely chose not to mention this fact to myself, my mother or my bridesmaid sister (all in the car) for fear of what chaos would ensue! Luckily the jacket and trousers he had on were closely enough matched that no-one else noticed. We all laugh about it now…

  • Belinda Irvine

    My most recent funny story was just this week, Mum and Dad went to Broome and back towing their caravan. Dad proudly announced to me on his return he took all 1200 photos on his iPad 3 which was a gift from us for 60th birthday….running around the dessert looking like a Japanese tourist! I’m told he even took it fishing in the tinny.

  • Anna Cathcart

    My dad has always been a great father but quite a traditional one in terms of leaving a lot of the physical child care to my mum. After getting a little bit of stick from his two daughters, my dad was anxious to prove to us all that he was a new age grand-dad and went off to change his very first nappy on my my 15 month old girl. We heard a lot of giggling, a scream and then an exultant man holding aloft a freshly changed child entered the room. Both of them were COVERED in smears of excrement. “And you thought I couldn’t do it” Dad told us. Yes the nappy was fresh but both of them needed to have a good soap down and a complete change of clothes! More practice needed Dad!

  • Angela Jones

    Having two daughter’s, when we were younger Dad (a real ‘man’s man’) would often indulge us (to keep us busy no doubt) and let us paint his toe nails pink – no problems when he went to work as he wore a suit and laced leather shoes. He came home from the dump one day a bit embarrassed – he’s worn thongs and only realised after about 10 mins why he was the laughing stock of the packed dump. Pink nails and ripped stubbies don’t mix well !

  • Lisa Mckenzie

    My funniest dad moment would have to be when i was about 16 and my dad was reversing the car out of the carport,he does reversing like most older people with the door open,yep he caught the door on the pole of the homemade carport and ripped it right off,Dad comes storming back inside ,saying “i’m not gong to work today” while mum and my sister and I hid,laughing our heads ofF ,but to make it worse he did the exact same thing 2 weeks later,after getting a new door for the Kingswood from the wreckers,we only have to say “Cart’ Door” remember that old wine ad on TV Nikki and we all burst out laughing, still to this day!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Narelle-Rock/1230964866 Narelle Rock

    my Dad trying to make chocolate bowls for a dessert he was making, using balloons to pour the chocolate over…but it was too hot and the balloon burst sending melted chocolate all over the kitchen! funny thing was that he didn’t stop at the first one, 4 tries later…4 pops later and he had chocolate all over the ceiling, cupboards, benches and floors!