My brother is in the fish business.
In fact, most of our family is in the fish business. I'm sure it had nothing to do with the fact that my grandfather was a fisherman or that we're greek and sea water runs through our veins, or anything like that.
Its pure coincidence.
However, fish is what our family does. I can't tell you how many years I spent my holidays working in the family fish processing plant - packing fish, pulling apart squid, stinking of fish...
My brother has a fish shop and seafood distribution business in the ACT, my cousins work in fish or, if they don't work in fish all the time, they fill in when they're needed just to keep the tradition going.
We're a pretty smelly bunch.
But I digress.
I wanted to share with you this little present I made for my brother's shop.
Its a lamb... and its saying we should eat more fish.
Ok, yeah. You get it.
Pretty appropriate with Australia Day coming up, when everyone needs to eat lamb or be labelled un-australian!
I actually had the little sheep. I made him a long time ago and had him sitting on a shelf in the living room.
And the idea isn't mine. I have to confess I saw it somewhere and thought I'd use it... I mean, hey! I had the sheep, I have a brother in the fish business... can you blame me?
All I had to do was make a sign, a post and twist one of the little sheep's legs to hold it.
Cute, topical and relevant.
A thoughtful gift if you ask me!