"Relax. Even in a recession, people need rare tropical fighting fish."
Tags:recession, the recession, financial crash, the financial crash, economic crash, the economic crash, stock market crash, the stock market crash, aquarium, aquariums, tropical fish, rare tropical fish, fish shop, pet, pets, pet fish, essential, essentials, optimistic, optimism, false hopes, fighting fish, false hope
Desert island 'Help' cards
Tags:marooned, stranded, desert island, desert islands, lost at sea, help card, help cards, greetings card, greetings cards, brochures, brochure, holiday brochures, holiday brochures, tourist, tourists, tourism, consumerism, consumerist, consumer, consumer, modern life, modern attitudes, money making, money making scheme, castaway, castaways, abandoned, abandonment, excess information, unhelpful, unhelpful information, useless information, useless, false hope, let down
"Wait! Everything's going to be O.K.—they're having an election!"
Tags:election, elections, general election, general elections, referendum, referendums, referenda, peoples vote, people's vote, god, heaven, angel, angels, christiantiy, judaism, decision, decisions, democracy, failing democracy, western democracy, neverendum, local election, local elections, power to the people, uninformed, ignorant, false hope, misguided, democrats, republicans, democrat, republican, conservative, conservatives, tory, tories, vote, voters, labour, conservative party, labour party, electorate, the electorate
"That dawg won't hunt."
Tags:dog, dogs, pet, pets, pet dog, pet dogs, pet owner, pet owners, dog owner, dog owners, poodle, poodles, hunt, hunting, hunter, hunters, blood sport, blood sports, lap dog, lap dogs, working dog, working dogs, lapdog, lapdogs, pampered pet, pampered pets, pampered pooch, pampered pooches, small dog, small dogs, disappointment, disappointments, disappointing, let down, let downs, let-down, let-downs, false hope, false hopes, expectation, expectations
"I'll be here on your way back."
Tags:pilgrim, pilgrims, the truth, fundamental truth, disappointment, disappointments, let down, let downs, let-down, let-downs, false hope, pilgrimage, pilgrimages, searching for truth, fundamental truth, alcohol, drinking, drinker, drinkers, fall back, fall backs, plan b, back up plan, back up plans, patient, patience
"Go ahead, Albertson. Ask Toby for a raise. It'll be cute."
Tags:dog, dogs, pet, pets, pet dog, pet dogs, cute dog, cute dogs, manager, managers, boss, bosses, executive, executives, business executive, business executives, business manager, business manager, raise, raises, pay rise, pay rises, pay-rise, pay-rises, hierarchy, office hierarchy, office hierarchies, hierarchies, management, patronise, patronising, patronize, patronizing, belittle, belittling, tease, teasing, disappointment, false hope, false hopes
Sun crashing into sea foils rescue attempt.
Tags:desert island, desert islands, marooned, castaway, castaways, rescue, rescues, rescue attempt, rescue attempts, apocalypse, the apocalypse, end of days, the end of days, end of the world, the end of the world, condition red, sos, disappointment, disappointments, let down, let downs, so near yet so far, failure, failures, false hope, modern life, anxiety
"This time I'm sure I've got it right!"
Tags:2000, year 2000, millennium, the millennium, the new millennium, the new millennia, frankenstein, frankensteins monster, frankenstein's monster, mary shelley, new year, new years, the new year, monster, monsters, hopeful, optimistic, optimism, optimist, optimists, false hope, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes
"We already have our resumé."
Tags:desert island, desert islands, castaway, castaways, marooned, stranded, message in a bottle, messages in a bottle, junk mail, junk mail folder, junk mail folder, false hope, disappointment, disappointments, waste, mail, message, messages, messaging, modern life, cliche, cliches, spam, spam mail
"I don't know whose test results these are, but they're fabulous."
Tags:doctor, doctors, md, mds, m.d.s, m.d., gp, gps, g.p.s, g.p., general practitioner, general practitioners, medical check up, medical check ups, clinic, clinics, doctors clinic, doctors clinics, doctor's clinic, doctor's clinics, hospital, hospitals, doctors appointment, doctors appointments, doctor's appointment, doctor's appointments, disagnosis, bad diagnosis, test result, test results, false hope
"Over the hill? You were never on a hill."
Tags:executive, executives, business executive, business executives, manager, managers, business manager, business managers, boss, bosses, fired, firing, getting fired, canned, can, canning, getting canned, getting the sack, sacking, sacked, laid off, laid-off, lay off, lay-off, lay offs, lay-offs, redundancy, made redundant, redundancies, downsizing, unemployed, unemployment, false hope, false hopes, unrealistic expectation, unrealistic expectations, over the hill
"You've entered but you haven't abandoned hope."
Tags:fired, firing, hope, hopeful, hopefulness, getting fired, canned, can, canning, getting canned, getting the sack, sacking, false hope, trust, trusting, sacked, laid off, laid-off, lay off, lay-off, lay offs, lay-offs, redundancy, made redundant, redundancies, downsizing, unemployed, unemployment
Desert Island Dinners
Desert Island Dinners
"It's been over a year now- face facts- a prince, he's not."
Tags:princess and the frog, the princess and the frogs, the frog prince, frog, frogs, toad, toads, false hope, false hopes, let down, let down, let-down, let-downs, couple, couples, bad relationship, bad relationships, dates, date, fairy story, fairy stories, fairy tale, fairy tales, iron henry, brothers grimm, the brothers grimm
Tags:janitors, janitor, cleaner, cleaner, furnace, furnaces, christmas, christmas time, christmas stocking, christmas stockings, santa, santa claus, father christmas, christmas gifts, stocking gifts, stocking filler, stocking gift, stocking filler, waiting for santa, christmas holiday, janitor's room, janitors room, janitor's closet, janitors closet, festive, festivities, decoration, decorations, hopeful, false hope, false hopes, unrealistic
"Today's gonna be different- I can feel it!"
Tags:toilet, toilets, loo, loos, bathroom, bathrooms, restroom, restrooms, cloakroom, cloakrooms, coatroom, coatroom, wc, wcs, w.c., w.c.s, water closet, water closets, positive, positivity, positive outlook, positive outlooks, optimistic, optimism, optimist, optimists, hope, hopefull, false hope, false hopes, false-hope, false-hopes
"I went to medical school with the guy who almost came up with a cure for what you have."
Tags:doctor, doctors, md, mds, gp, gps, clinic, clinics, doctors clinic, doctor's clinics, cure, cures, medicine, medicines, false hope, medication, medications, medicate, let down, let-down, disappoint, disappointment, disappointments, dissapointed, general practitioner, general practitioners, patient, patients, hospital, hospitals, diagnosis, diagnose, taunt, taunting, tease, teasing, medical school, medical schools, medical college, medical colleges