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It’s a bank holiday and I’m in work; how is that fair? Stepping briefly away from the accounts I’m supposed to be wading through this morning, I came across this interview with Joan Rivers. Ah Joan Rivers, how I love thee. The first time I saw Joan Rivers live I went into a laughing fit that turned into a bit of a panic attack when I realised I was laughing so convulsively that I couldn’t breathe. Although the second time I saw her I was disappointed that she cut her show short to make it to the Late Late Show on time.

Reading this interview with a bit of a head on me after last night and a bit of a fatalistic attitude after the last few weeks, Joan put me in a good mood. Her career advice is ‘Say ‘Yes’ to everything.’ It’s always been my philosophy too, although it was Claire Rayner who first gave me the idea. She said, say yes first and if you change your mind later you can always say no. BUT if you say no first, you can’t change your mind later and say yes.

Good advice I’ve always thought and it hasn’t steered me wrong yet.

The other good piece of advice I thought Joan had to offer in this piece was embroidered on a cushion: “I need a man to spoil me or I don’t need a man at all.”

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