Steve turned up on my doorstep today begging for another business loan. In light of the fact that this would be the fifth loan of the year, I tried to suggest (gently) that maybe he should give up on his business ideas and, well…. maybe get a job like the rest of us? A nice normal job in IT, like Brad, possibly? This didn’t go down well. I resorted to plan B and told Steve that the funds were not available right now…
And then he made this face:
Feeling guilty, I asked Twitter for support, which didn’t help.
Steve has come to me asking for yet another business loan! What do I do? (apparently things will be different this time)
— In Otter News (@Otter_News) September 4, 2018
Then he made the face again…
… And so I reluctantly handed over my credit card and watched him scamper off into the high street.
Who knows. Maybe this time things will be different. But probably not.