Back in the day if you had a tattoo, you were stuck with it for life. Nothing could remove ink from deep within the skin’s layers. That, presumably, was – and still is – the reason youths across the globe must tattoo their girlfriend-of-two-week’s name across their biceps, lats or other more obscure body parts. Read the rest of this entry »
Life seems a bit deadly as of late. The media keeps in varying degree churning out reports about deceased human beings across the globe. The amount of news coverage for a specific item is – as always – based on the novelty, proximity, number, and provenance of the dead, multiplied by human empathy tickle factor. Read the rest of this entry »
The world is full of bucket lists. These are articles that tell you how to max out on your life should you be diagnosed with terminal cancer. Being told you’re going to die ain’t fun, so you’d better make the most of the current event before you hit the bucket. Read the rest of this entry »
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.