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Just call her McGyver
March 22, 2011  |  by jess m  |  Stuff For Wanderers

The thing about epic heat and humidity is that it makes your sunglasses slide right off of your face. We visited an optometrist in Penang, who created custom spring hinges for us by taking a small piece of rubber and wrapping it around the hinges.

Now that we find ourselves on an island without a doctor, let alone an optometrist, I’ve really been lamenting the fact that I didn’t bring him my prescription sunglasses to fix as well. Yesterday they only managed to stay on my face by propping themselves up on my nose ring. While I was still complaining about this over breakfast today, Jess C suggested we try the eye doctors trick using our hair elastics. And it worked!!!

Not lovely, but really gets the job done. If you ever find yourself far from home and in a fight with your glasses, get yourself a small rubber band. Problem solved.

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3 Comments


  1. Haha very clever ladies :)

  2. Good to know!

  3. Nose Ring????

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