Friday 28 July 2017

Hey, let's meet! No, let's not

Socalise? Actually, I'd prefer to be scratching my cat's ears, says Eilis O'Hanlon, who will be staying in. Alone

Eilis O'Hanlon would prefer to read a book alone
Eilis O'Hanlon would prefer to read a book alone
Eilis O'Hanlon

Being anti-social is hard work. You're constantly having to come up with new reasons for not doing things that other people want to do.

Trust me, "I'd love to, but the cat's not feeling well" only goes so far.

I should get a T-shirt printed with a variation of those signs about credit that used to hang in shops back in the day. It could say, "Please do not ask me to go anywhere with you, as a refusal often offends". What people don't seem to understand is that going somewhere would mean leaving the house, and why would you want to do that, except to go for a quiet walk (by yourself) or a long cycle (also by yourself)?

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