Word has it men don’t like yoga. This is no wonder. Yoga commonly occurs as part of a mind-boggling lifestyle that encompasses breathing, a nutrient-filled diet, and detoxifying cleanses to lift the tired spirit to another level. It represents many a thing an average man doesn’t wish to become associated with: tight outfits, vegetables, the downward dog. Read the rest of this entry »
I recently spent a week in Finland in November. The trip from Sun-scorched Sydney took a total of 22 hours and some eight or nine time zones. I spent the time comfortably stretched out over several seats in an almost empty airliner. I abused the complimentary drinks while watching a documentary about a mad British rock legend that made me snort and giggle. I fell asleep and woke up a few hours later with a sore head, feeling sorry for myself. Then it was time for the next almost empty airliner.
There are two types people on this planet: fat people and not-fat people. While these two may, at the first sight, appear to be mutually exclusive, they exist on a spectrum. It is entirely possible to travel from one end to the other, but it bears to note that this system is asymmetrical. It is much more common for a not-fat individual to trespass the gates to the land of lard than for a fat person to spontaneously turn into a shriveled-up shrimp. Why this should be the case is a mystery of the 21st century. Read the rest of this entry »
People love to communicate. We express ourselves to our surroundings in words and gestures, and we expect others to reciprocate. This is because humans evolved in small tribes where sharing data and making oneself known with everyone was crucial for survival. If you didn’t smile and grunt to Og, he might have taken you for an enemy. Read the rest of this entry »
As of 2012 the average Australian woman weighs 70kg. This tidbit caused a bit of a stir due to Australian women’s deep-seated yearning to conform to the average, despite the odd boastful claim to the contrary. Average’s where it’s at which is why simple metrics such as the scales are very important in today’s society. Read the rest of this entry »
Motivational quotes, catchphrases and otherwise Inspirational Idioms are everywhere these days. It’s almost impossible to waste your time on Facebook without stumbling onto a sentence or three that Up Your Ante, scream at you to Try Harder and otherwise Seize The Day, or else. Fail To Plan And You Plan To Fail. A Plum Not Plucked Is A Calorie Less Consumed. Wisdom jumps at you from every crook and corner in the modern world. Read the rest of this entry »