Naked man risked life for love of booze

A fisherman risked his life for…for his love of booze. He won two cases of bourbon for jumping on to a log racing down a flooded, crocodile-infested river…in the nude. The tiler, who didn’t want to be named, rode the makeshift raft for about three minutes before clambering back into a boat. “I’d enjoyed a … [Read the full story]

Tommy Taylor’s SRU

This week, a young seventeen year old girl from Sri Lanka who worked as a nanny in Saudi Arabia was beheaded. She was executed because a baby (that she was looking after) died whilst being fed a milk bottle. Despite protests from many support groups and the government of Sri Lanka, the guilty verdict was … [Read the full story]

Tommy Taylor’s SRU

How would Australian police have handled Lindsay Lohan this week? Maybe we are more used to using common sense and not jumping to conclusions. It reminds me of a story I was told many years ago. Rex Harrison was a very famous star and loved by his fans. However, unknown to them, he was a … [Read the full story]

Does ‘get knotted’ mean, ‘do yoga’?

Hello to all my fans. It’s good to be back after my holiday in India. Thank you for all your comments on my last article about test match cricket. My English is not good enough to understand the colloquial terms used by some of my fans. I once spoke to my Guru and asked him … [Read the full story]

Why are we not more successful at the Olympics?

Years ago in my country we had the very best cricket and hockey players in the world. Squash was a most certain gold for us every four years. Now we are beaten by China and other asian countries who have overtaken us to win our gold medals. We understand how our friends in Australia feel … [Read the full story]

The Campbell sisters are ready for the Olympics

Sisters Cate and Bronte Campbell will become the first siblings to compete together on an Australian Olympic swimming team in 40 years following the 50m freestyle final at trials last week. Cate, who had already booked her spot on the team in the 100m freestyle, took out the decider in Adelaide in 24.44 seconds with … [Read the full story]

Ian Thorpe returns for Olympic glory

Suddenly Ian Thorpe is feeling a little bit media-shy. The move is in sharp contrast to 12 months ago when Thorpe had the chief executive of a sponsor formally announce his sporting comeback to the nation. Though he is yet to reach his lofty standards of the past, interest remains intense in the star of … [Read the full story]

Just who is James Magnussen?

New swimming sprint king James Magnussen has set his sights on Cesar Cielo’s “supersuit’” world record after completing his remarkable rise with the 100m freestyle world title. James Magnussen, 20, became the first Australian man to win swimming’s glamour event at a world championships on Thursday, putting himself in pole position to become the first … [Read the full story]

It’s a poo-pool party

Whatever you do, don’t invite these two to your next pool party. Police in St. Petersburg, Florida, say this dynamic duo threw their own feces around in a hotel swimming pool, at one point even swimming to the bottom to smear it around in the form of a giant “X.” Strangely enough, the charges for … [Read the full story]