"Well, look, here's the thing: the job sounds very interesting and I'd love to have it but I have no idea about [Subject Area] and I'm terrified I won't know what I'm doing and I'll completely stuff it up."
"Can you start on Friday?"
"What the hell. Might as well give it a go."
"That's the spirit."
Boxer Girl is organising a farewell lunch for me for tomorrow.
I'm all about being open and honest - except on this blog where I am very mysterious and have many secrets - and mostly it pays off. Sometimes people freak out but mostly it pays off. I think it paid off this time.
I'm still scared but.