Inanimate Objects | Fun

The Life and Times of an Amber-Handled Screwdriver

One of my old tools has a story to tell you

Alan AJ
3 min readApr 11, 2024

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An old screwdriver with an amber-coloured handle.
I’ve had this screwdriver for around 45 years. The handle looks yellow in some light and amber in others. Author’s photo

Ah, the 1970s. I was so young! Would you be surprised to know I visited countless pubs every week back then? 🍺

No, not for the reasons you’re thinking! My first owner maintained cigarette vending machines, and I was…

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Alan AJ

Life stories and opinions with a touch of humour. Gen X widowed father of two in England. Former electronics engineer and programmer. Prev. 'Autistic Widower'.