Monday, 28 December 2009
Things that give you the hump....
Big Al (for some bizarre reason) sent me a link to a BBC story last week which says that grumpy people think more clearly, are less gullible and are better at decision making. I suppose there had to be an upside to a previous story that Optimists live 19% longer than those who are miserable.
One advantage of being away at Christmas is that you leave many of your troubles at home. It may have been mentioned on this blog from time to time that one of the sources of despair, frustration and high blood-pressure at home is the evil mole which has turned the back lawn into a miniature BMX track for small animals.
Once again Big Al has stepped in with a thoughtful Christmas Gift to myself which is designed to remind me of my little velvet waistcoated friend at home: