I had just heard the scariest words in the English language. […] It was What do you want to do with your life?
When someone asks this, I usually feign sudden deafness or an attack of the runs. But when it’s your girlfriend who says it, you can’t ignore her.[…]
-It’s great being in Paris with you, Paul, but right now I’m getting a bit … She trailed off.
-A bit what ?
I got the message. It was caveman time. I had to go out and brain a mammoth to prove I was a real male. Even the most feminist women get like that occasionally.
Stephen Clarke. Merde Happens.