Okay, that was
deliberately mean, but everyone was so excited, I couldn't resist dragging it out a little further!
When Amaryllisroze said her tin wasn't worth it and I should just throw it out unopened, she was of course lying. We all knew that. Just look at this...
Prepare yourself for Stumpy the Fish Baby! (This is the back of the tin.)
Poor little Stumpy! He's both horrible and adorable at the same time. Well, seeing that bone clutched in his little hand, maybe more horrible than adorable. The camera doesn't do justice to the wonderful rust finish. (Sorry about the blurriness - I couldn't keep my camera from identifying his face and focusing exclusively on it!)
But when you open the box up, you find that Stumpy has quite an appetite for such a little guy. (Isn't the seaweed great?) Just as I was taking this picture, the thing I was most afraid of happened: Stumpy started to open his eyes! (Fortunately he went back to sleep after a moment.)
I don't think I've got words to express how much I love this tin. It's going right up on the wall. I can hardly wait for people to see it!