'You don't get something for nothing'. At least, that's what they say. But who, exactly, are the people who say this? And what do they receive in exchange for their pearls of wisdom? Oh, what's that? 'Nothing', you say? Well, doesn't that rather undermine their argument! Sometimes, despite appearances to the contrary, we really do get something that comes with no caveats or conditions, prescriptions or prerequisites. They say you shouldn't look a gift horse in the mouth; and that, today, is the advice you need to follow.