Of course, if you blog about it it will happen again: “I thought they only made them that tall in Texas!” said the woman in the elevator with us this afternoon. At least she gets points for originality. Texas? Why Texas?
Scene setting: I’m 193cm/6’4″ tall. The average height of an Australian woman is about 163cm, so conveniently you can think of me as being a whole ruler taller, or that the average Australian woman’s head is about my shoulder height. This is a weird enough height that I’ve had all kinds of weird conversations about it. Let me get you past the weird. Rule 1: consider not talking to a tall person about their height. It’s hard to do well. Think of it like this: Person 1: “your body has a very very unusual feature! very unusual! very unusual!” Person … Continue reading Your friendly guide to talking to me about being tall