I have a confession. I’m obsessed with personalising things. Call it a nostalgic throwback to the days of primary school, but I can’t help it. I want my name on everything. And I mean everything.
My dressing gown has my name on it, as does my bath towel. (An added bonus as it means no-one can nick it and claim they didn’t know it was mine!) My passport cover has my initials on it and I’ve finally placed an order for a phone case emblazoned with my name. Just in case, you know, I forget.
But the pièce de résistance? My car. Yes, my car has my surname as its numberplate. I couldn’t resist. It’s far more subtle than you’d expect and not only does it indicate that it is 100 percent mine, it also makes it far easier to spot when I forget where I parked in the shopping centre, which happens far more often than it should.
It’s also a great way to mark any significant milestones (and far less painful than getting a tattoo).
Don’t believe me? Here are six times in life that are perfectly marked by a personalised number plate. With myPlates, finding the perfect one for you in NSW has never been easier (and sorry to other states, the plates below are only available to NSW-registered drivers).