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  1. SpikeTheLobster

    Hope for the best...

    ...but plan for the worst. I've been using this approach to most things for several years now and I have to say it's very effective. Fortunately for me, I'm naturally optimistic but also a bit paranoid (long story), so both parts are quite easy for me. The odd thing is that, no matter how...
  2. SpikeTheLobster

    Zombie Day

    I have a cold, I didn't get enough sleep and I can't concentrate properly on anything. I am hereby declaring today to be Zombie Day in my house. I will not beat myself up over the fact that I just made a cup of coffee and forgot to put any coffee in (i.e. a cup of hot water). I will not be...
  3. SpikeTheLobster

    I am silly, laugh at me. Or better still... laugh WITH me!

    I poured myself a cup of decaf half an hour ago. Then I laughed because I forgot to put the coffee in. I sat and cried in front of a Harry Potter movie last week because Snape dying reminded me of my mum passing away. Then I laughed at how stupid it was to compare Alan Rickman to a...
  4. SpikeTheLobster

    Giving up is hard to do

    Excuse the song title pun, there. :p Over the last few months, I've been giving up a few things and wanted to share something that really surprised me. First off, I stopped smoking back in December. My lady was away for a month or so and I figured it was a good time to do it (she's a smoker)...
  5. SpikeTheLobster

    Moments of realisation

    I don't know how many of you are in business for yourselves or in positions where you make the decisions at work but, for those of you who are, I have a little story and a question. Over the last few weeks, I've been laying the groundwork for my new business - or rather, the major part of my...