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Solicitor said: "Michael's sister Barbara spoke to him on Wednesday and said he was in very good spirits, but I think he almost doesn't want to tempt fate by talking about what he might do if he's freed.
I don't want to tempt fate by talking about it' MICHELLE COLLINS'I don't want to tempt fate by talking about it' MICHELLE COLLINS
The former Scotland boss said: "I didn't like to tempt fate by doing any research on future opponents before we were actually through the tie.
Prior to the recording of Hope and Don't Tempt Fate before it, Andy Scott released several albums under the uni-moniker of Goat, in a more rock-oriented sound.
Picking up a tennis racquet for probably only the second time in 10 years - and then proceeding to swing it around for five and six hours every day for a month probably isn't the safest way to tempt fate.
I HATE to tempt fate but I am going into this coming season with a real sense of optimism for Blues.
SCOTLAND boss Alex McLeish refused to tempt fate by suggesting his side will qualify for Euro 2008 after steering their campaign back on track with a 2-0 win in the Faroe Islands.
Young conductors who tempt fate and tackle mighty scores like the symphonies of Mahler, Bruckner and Messiaen may fail spectacularly.
He confessed he had not yet discussed his dilemma with Nikki - fearing it could tempt fate and a possible red card from his wife.
I do not want to tempt fate, but I am entirely confident we will thrash Man Utd.
This is a race where both the spectators and riders tempt fate.
Don't tempt fate by carrying large sums of money or slinging expensive camera equipment casually over your shoulder, and never change money on the street.