It's been that kind of morning.
"So, which textile degree did you do?"
"No textile degree, I'm afraid. I have a degree in English with a specialisation in print culture from a Danish university."
"Okaaaay, why did you move there to do your degree?"
"I'm .. Danish?"
I posted this exchange on a certain social networking site and some good friends tried to reframe things for me.
Can't you just invent an explanation? "Well, I was really going to study in Rwanda, but then the plane crashed and ..."
"and after fighting of the packs of lions and the rabid wildebeests, I thought I'd..."
"... I thought I'd knit myself a fishing net so I could get some food. And then my clothes had got all tattered, so I knit myself some new ones, and that inspired me to go into designing."
"That's why most of my garnments are green. Jungle-inspiration."
Yeah, it has been that kind of morning: quite odd but very funny.
Hang on. Most of my days are quite odd but very funny. Hmm.