Anecdotal thoughts of Jim Aborwhear

Outside smoking a cigarette, minding my own business feeling that sweet poison course through my veins when some drudge from my office walks past with the oh so witty comment, “You know if you keep smoking you’re going to die”. I paused took another drag and replied in what I thought was a perfectly reasonable … [Read the full story]

Migrating birds are just falling out of the sky

Fishermen have reported seeing hundreds of common migratory birds plunging to the deaths in the past week. “While fishing about 10 miles south of Portsmouth in England, we witnessed thousands of garden birds disorientated, land on the sea and most drowning,” one boat skipper told Britain’s Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB). “Species … [Read the full story]

Davo’s quote of the day

“I’d like to die peacefully in my sleep just like my Grandfather……not screaming like the passengers on his bus”

Wouter Weylandt dies in horrific bike crash

Belgian rider Wouter Weylandt was pronounced dead following a horrific crash on the third stage of the Giro d’Italia, his Leopard-Trek team confirmed. Facts: Wouter Weylandt Date of birth: September 27, 1984 Place of birth: Ghent, Belgium Died: May 9, 2011 Teams: Quick Step (2006 – 2010), Leopard (2011) Principal wins One-day races: Nokere Koerse … [Read the full story]

Who cares if asylum seekers go on hunger strike

That’s right. Who cares if asylum seekers go on a hunger strike…do you? Do you, really? Well, I can quite honestly say that I couldn’t give a rats arse if they go on a hunger strike, or if they don’t. There are about 160 asylum seekers going on a hunger strike in Sydney because an … [Read the full story]

On This Day…

On this day in 1985, actor Rock Hudson, 59, becomes the first major U.S. celebrity to die of complications from AIDS. Hudson’s death raised public awareness of the epidemic, which until that time had been ignored by many in the mainstream as a “gay plague.” Hudson, born Leroy Harold Scherer Jr., on November 17, 1925, … [Read the full story]

Harpo had the biggest bra I’d ever seen!

Yeeeehaaaaaaa! How are ya? It’s me, Buford Balony. My ex-girlfriend, Harpo is comin’ to Australia very soon. Now the name Harpo might not sound like a feminine name, but let me tell ya, she was very, very feminine. She sure is a wonderful person. Hell, she used to work in the grocer shop in Nashville … [Read the full story]