|"Jade" at the Singer Centenary Rally|
One of my many pieces of good advice is not to give inanimate objects names; it will only lead to an emotional attachment which then makes it more difficult to make rational decisions concerning them. Cars, motorbikes, musical instruments can all appear to have characters which lead to them having a name, but they are still just objects. I know when I sold my beloved Singer Vogue known as Jade it was a big emotional wrench, I still miss my tubas, "Honk" and "Mrs. T". To me it seems foolish to voluntarily put yourself through such emotional turmoil, especially for a thing!
In which case I have to wonder why I have ended up with a Tuba known as "Big Shinny" and another call "Baby Besson", perhaps even more foolish is the car called, Roccinante, the van called "Dannie" and perhaps worst of all a brooch called "Berwick"!