“Happiness Is…” (aka. 21 Signs That You Are No Longer In Your Twenties)

  1. A neat rail of towels.
  2. A full fridge/freezer/cupboard.
  3. A freshly emptied bin with a nice clean binbag inside.
  4. A freshly hoovered carpet.
  5. Clean bed sheets.
  6. Starting on a new tub of butter/jar of honey/packet of tea bags.
  7. A freshly straightened throw, blanket and freshly plumped and arranged cushions on your sofa.
  8. A new pair of socks.
  9. Being well-stocked with toilet rolls, kitchen towel and Paracetamol.
  10. A warm, freshly washed dressing gown.
  11. Losing 2lb in a week where you didn’t feel like you made that much effort.
  12. A hot cup of tea, a mince pice and a good book.
  13. A nice cuddle.
  14. Sleeping through a whole night without needing a wee.
  15. A bottle of beer with Kirstie’s Homemade Christmas.
  16. A bright’n’breezy chick flick on a Sunday afternoon with a Morrison’s cream cake (or two).
  17. A nice bath (but not too hot or for too long, so you don’t get dizzy when you get out).
  18. A good deal on a pack of nappies or beans or a box of cereal or some fish or a block of cheese.
  19. Being a dad.
  20. Being with my daughter’s mum.

6 comments on ““Happiness Is…” (aka. 21 Signs That You Are No Longer In Your Twenties)

  1. flandrumhill says:

    Right on. Life’s finest pleasures are the simplest. One of the perks of getting older is that our capacity to enjoy and appreciate them increases with age.

  2. M says:

    Is number 21 ‘Not having to do as much as you said you were going to do’…?

  3. M says:

    Or is it ‘Not worrying about going senile and being unable to finish what you started….?

  4. M says:

    Or is it ‘Forgetting how to count’…?

  5. M says:

    …I could go on.

    In fact, I think I already did.

  6. pepsoid says:

    Pants, I forgot one!

    That being…

    “All the pots and pans washed, dried and put away.”

    D’oh… etc… :-/

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