Anecdotal thoughts of Jim Aborwhear

New idea at work – “Wall of success” – Introduced by senior managers, who wish us to celebrate our success by recording each example on a “brick” (now don’t be literal, it’s a brick sized piece of paper) and (assuming we have more than one) over time creating a “wall” of success. To achieve this … [Read the full story]

Meet Simon Cowell’s stalker (with half a brick)

This is the woman accused of breaking into the house of Simon Cowell, armed with  half a brick. Leanne Zaloumis, 29, was pictured as a fresh-faced wannabe beauty queen. It was in stark contrast to her appearance in court last week when her hair  was unkempt and she wore a baggy grey sweatshirt. Now she … [Read the full story]

Man punished by tying a brick to his penis

Bangladeshi police said today they were investigating the case of a man forced to parade naked through his village with a brick tied to his penis as punishment for kidnapping and marrying a minor. The punishment was meted out to the 30-year-old man by the local council in a village 30 kilometres south of Dhaka. … [Read the full story]