Forget footballers or millionaires, Aussie women want DIY savants

Ladies – offered the choice of a millionaire, a famous actor, an international sports star and a bloke who can reliably fix things when they fall apart, which would you choose?

Well, the answer – if you live Down Under at least – seems to be the man with a full set of spanners. That’s according to the Australian Women’s Weekly, that world-renowned publisher of cookery books.

Its editor-in-chief Helen McCabe described the tradesman’s lifestyle as getting up early, knocking off early then going for a beer – something that was pretty desirable for women. “Australian women are very down to earth and that’s reflected in this result,” she added.

Sounds good to us. The Herald Sun has the full story here.