Man points were lost every time I picked up loom bands

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It was Saturday night and I should have been in the pub drinking beer, playing pool and wasting money on the fruit machines.

But instead I was kept indoors.

Why? Because the kids had introduced me to the latest playground craze – loom bands.

It’s a simple idea, where tiny rubber bands are used to make coloured chains, bracelets or even animals (I make a pretty mean penguin by the way).

Sadly, I got quite into it, even going on YouTube to look up how to do more elaborate designs.

I know, I know, I imagine I lost valuable man points every time I picked up one of those bands.

I had to put the boxing on in the background to try to even things up!