At last, after over ten hours’ hard labour, I’ve finally finished.
My fingertips are red raw and all feeling has gone, my eyes are strained and my bottom lip’s bleeding from being bitten under intense concentration, but it’s all been worth it. It took 900 drinking straws, but I’ve made myself the finest straw hat there ever was.
What’s that? I’ve misunderstood the meaning behind Straw Hat Day…?