Anyone on the eastern seaboard will be watching the State of Origin Rugby League match tonight, and divided by the huge rivalry between Queensland and New South Wales. I was born north of the border and have lived here all my life, so wearing the maroon should be a no brainer.
Except... My parents are both from NSW, my aunties, uncles and cousins all live in NSW, the farm is in NSW. If I wear QLD colours down there, I'll be lynched (or worse, have to listen to their gloating if the Blues win).
The clever people at the border crossing towns of Wallangarra/Jennings have come up with a clever solution for people like me. The pattern above is the pattern on my "yet to arrive" footy jersey (I would have taken a photo, but it hasn't arrived....). Hubby is getting the second one. Guaranteed not to upset the staunchest of footy supporters - these jerseys come in a range of different half/half patterns and can even be screen printed with the State of Origin mascots - the cane toad and the cockroach.
It's a best of three, so hopefully the jersey will be here for the next game. Fingers crossed.