Look after your future self

Look After My Future Self has been my motto in life for as long as I can remember. From when I used to fold up a spare fiver and stash it in the back of my purse so I’d “find” it a few weeks later (often just before payday – hurrah!), I’ve always tried to think of my Future Self as another person, and tried to help them out as much as I can. This afternoon I found a chocolate orange in the bottom of my drawer that I’d left there last week in the hope of surprising myself at some point in the future (thankfully the surprise wasn’t that it had gone mouldy!) I know what you’re thinking. Perhaps I just have a terrible memory. Not really the case. I have a strange ability to push something out of my memory when I know it’s been taken care of. Thus magnifying…