Archive for April, 1999

Fear, Courage and Paul Hogan

Published on April 4, 1999

I Reckon most people’s notion of “courage” is a little simplistic.  I saw an interview with Paul Hogan once, where he was asked about his famous hero episode. Apparently, back before he was famous, when he was a rigger on the Sydney Harbour Bridge, he became a bit of a local celebrity by leaning off […]

You know what I hate?

Published on April 3, 1999

I reckon people who don’t walk down escalators should be taken out and shot. You know, those people who just stand there and let the thing carry them down to the next floor. I don’t like it and I don’t even understand it. If you think about it, it doesn’t make any sense at all. […]

Bloody Insurance Companies

Published on April 2, 1999

I reckon this is a more than a pet hate – more of a huge, wild, ravening, man-eating velociraptor hate: Insurance companies. Most of my friends will have already heard my spiel about why I avoid taking out insurance unless there’s some unusual circumstances, but the rest of you might find it a little bizarre […]