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Ergonomics

In which FP gets burnt


There are little routines you get practised in. Little things you do automatically. Taking things in and out of the oven, for example. Oven glove on one hand, open door with the other, stand back from blast of heat, pick up tray in gloved hand and shift it.

So then, why, making dinner last night, did I manage to get it wrong? Open door with ungloved hand,* pick up hot tray with same hand. OWWWWWW. And it was my writing hand, too. I can still type, but it might be a few days before handwriting is on the menu again.

* the handle on our oven door is too small to open if you’re wearing an oven glove; you can’t get a grip on it. Which is silly in itself.

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2 comments on “Ergonomics”

  1. Gert says:

    You ought to be grateful you have a handle on the oven door at all. We don’t. It came off.

  2. Forest Pines says:

    It’s not really a handle, more a groove with a little lip you can grasp. But it’s far too small to get hold of if you’ve got oven gloves on.

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