Rolyan wrote: But on the walk back to the boat, I made a mental note to count how many good things balanced it. There were dozens, from a smile, to holding a door open, to a car allowing others to cross, to people moving aside. Dozens of random acts of ‘niceness’ that more than balanced the one idiotic stupidity of the cockney rebel, with his sad life and even sadder wife.
Some things in life are bad. But the good massively outweighs, small and large.
I have aprinciple that for every complaining email I write (sounds worse than it is, they're rare
), I write a complimentary one to a deserving cause too.
Oddly, it's the compliments that seem to cause confusion - just not expected I suppose