By Marina Bailey
∙ Even the most unlikely people have
some good in them.
∙ The occasional flashback helps
∙ Money is useful, but it isn’t
∙ Always pay your parking
∙ Don’t fence merchandise - you
meet the wrong kind of people.
∙ Take a minute to tell children fairy
∙ Tell your Significant Other you love
∙ Beware sultry black-haired women
∙ There are no points for placing
∙ Listen to your suspicions - ten to
one they’re right.
∙ Don’t be too-proud to accept
∙ Always have your sword
∙ Keep your eye on what you’re
∙ All people need to know where they
∙ The more the world changes, the more
it stays the same.
∙ All it takes for evil to triumph is
for good men to do nothing.
∙ Don’t interrupt someone who is
delivering a baby.
∙ A new identity can be a way to start
over, but only in an emergency.
∙ Do not apologise for your
∙ It’s never too late to do
∙ Before ordering, make sure you know
what the menu says.
∙ Don’t play with swords unless
you know what you’re doing.
∙ There’s no such thing as bail
∙ Relieve tension by exercising.
Beating people up is generally not good.
∙ Live for something, don’t
drift through life emotionlessly.
∙ Try to cheat Fate. It doesn’t
matter if you can’t. Keep trying.
∙ If someone kidnaps you, be
resourceful. You might escape.
∙ Darkness is only the absence of
light. You have four other senses.
∙ Let go of the past; nothing lasts
∙ You can’t bring them back.
Nothing you do brings anybody back.
∙ Trying to counterfeit dollar bills
will just give you more problems.
∙ Trying to fry someone at a
crematorium is a really stupid idea.
∙ Know how to look after a baby -
you’ll have to eventually.
∙ There is more to life than the
letter of the law.
∙ Tell the truth. Lies are always
∙ Play by the rules whenever
∙ Vampires don’t exist, but some
things are just as scary.
∙ Holding grudges only prolongs the
∙ When someone confronts you, make
sure you’re who they’re looking for.
∙ Don’t brandish your sword in
public. Especially not in broad daylight.
∙ Being older often means that you
know more, but not always.
∙ Know who you are and stay true to
∙ Respect other people’s
philosophies, but choose your own path.
∙ Wanting a normal life is
understandable, if not always possible.
∙ Protect those you love as well as
∙ Question what you don’t
∙ Go to the park on occasion.
It’ll do you good.
∙ No matter your size, you can learn
to defend yourself.
∙ Every day you fish adds a year to
∙ When someone says it’s over
repeatedly, they usually mean it.
∙ Not all nightmares come from
∙ If you see two people fighting with
swords, don’t interrupt.
∙ Too much glass in a house is just
asking for trouble.
∙ One tall story is fine. Too many
will bore your audience.
music will outlive us all.
∙ If you want something, go for it.
Refuse to be refused.
∙ Don’t let others run your
life, no matter how well they do it.
∙ Make your own decisions about who
your friends are.
remember, there can be only one.