Anecdotal thoughts of Jim Aborwhear

I experienced a relatively rare emotion today…enthusiasm. At lunch over a coffee I was discussing cabbages and Kings with a colleague of mine. For some reason we were discussing the history of warfare and meandered into the ancient world, specifically the Spartans. I recalled that the word “laconic” was related and was rather pleased that … [Read the full story]

John Cleese sells his Bentley, with a lunch date

John Cleese clearly has a soft spot for his old Bentley Eight…and is going to elaborate lengths to sell it. He has agreed to have lunch with whoever buys it and give an handwritten story of some of the car’s most famous passengers, including Jamie Lee Curtis and Kevin Kline, his co-stars from the film … [Read the full story]

I believe you make your own luck

A few years ago ago my friend was offered a job in Sydney. After a lot of dithering about whether she was brave enough to leave her family and friends…not to mention her two cats…to live on the other side of the world, she decided to go for it.  She’d only been in Australia for … [Read the full story]

Anecdotal thoughts of Jim Aborwhear

Whilst enjoying my lunch hour of freedom whilst working my friend and I will often debate the great moral, scientific and political issues. There was one conversation we had last week which we could not agree on. I have therefore researched the matter thoroughly and checked a variety of scientific sites regarding the following subject … [Read the full story]

What a shitty day !

Thought I’d have a day off for some much needed quiet time…but then, the maid showed up. Still no peace…a parcel arrived. I realised that I needed some groceries, and there were all these annoying bloody shoppers everywhere. On the way back home from the shops, these biker bitches attacked me. When I got home … [Read the full story]

Does your diet make you a bitch?

Everyone makes the odd bitchy comment now and again…it’s totally normal. But if every morning you find yourself snapping at the bus-driver and telling your long suffering man he’s a loser, it may be time to rethink your diet. Your diet at the moment could be making you mean. Food isn’t just something that fills … [Read the full story]

Tony’s Quiet Time

Hello, and welcome to you all. It’s been a while since my last ‘long weekend’ when I took a break from it all. When I got back to the city I got home and started to think. What am I doing with my life? Am I healthy…well, I’m a lot healthier than a lot of … [Read the full story]