Scallywag

I intend to live forever, or die trying.

~ Groucho Marx ~

Archive for January, 2013

With a friend just about anywhere feels like home.
Wherever you go, having a friend changes everything.

Friends Make a Place

January 12th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 50 secs

With a friend just about anywhere feels like home.

Friends turn virtually anywhere into a great place to visit. You can be far away from familiarity and barely have a clue where you are. But if you have a friend in the area, you’ll soon start feeling right at home. Read the rest of this entry »

How long can anyone look perfect?
Can any relationship be perfect?

Its Gotta Be Perfect

January 10th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 12 secs

How long can anyone look perfect?

Fairground Action’s perfect theme has become part of our thinking about relationships these days. Lyrics like, “So many people take second best but I won’t take anything less…” say it all about our desire not to get hurt and get our love match right. Read the rest of this entry »

Farewell, dear friend.
Thank you, Robin, for sharing your friendship.

Goodbye My Friend

January 9th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 48 secs

Farewell, dear friend.

Some days are harder than others, aren’t they? Today, just some 6 hours ago, our close friend Robin unexpectedly died. Read the rest of this entry »

Try this easy test to give you peace of mind.
It's amazing how the test of time puts things into perpective.

Apply The 5 Year Test

January 8th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 54 secs

Try this easy test to give you peace of mind.

Can a simple test make a world of difference? I recommend one simple method that immediately helps you put things into perspective to ease your stress levels and reduce your worry. Read the rest of this entry »

Tasmania's fires from space.
Looks like it's going to be a long fire season.

Fire Down Under

January 7th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 40 secs

Tasmania’s fires from space.

Fire is dominating Australia’s news at present, particularly the bushfires in Tasmania. Thanks to the skilled efforts of the Tasmanian Fire Service, nobody seems to have been killed, and that’s incredible. Read the rest of this entry »

Shopping the way men do it.
Why are men so frightened of shopping?

Shopping Man Style

January 6th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 45 secs

Shopping the way men do it.

Shopping is a highly individualistic thing. One of the first things you notice as a kid is that Dad does not shop the way your mother does. Read the rest of this entry »

Life finds a way and so can we.
Life comes as it's served. But we have influence too.

Life Finds A Way

January 5th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 58 secs

Life finds a way and so can we.

Bushfires are part of life in Australia. Right now, the air is thick with the smoke of several big fires still burning, not far from Hobart. A few are out of control, still threatening property and people. Read the rest of this entry »

They split the love.
Time to take a closer look at love.

They Split The Love

January 4th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 45 secs

They split the love.

When Selina, our German student, said, “They split the love”, we knew exactly what she meant. A couple had broken up. Read the rest of this entry »

Having words with friends isn't the end. Far from it.
Ever had words with friends and regretted it later?

Having Words With Friends

January 3rd, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 48 secs

Having words with friends isn’t the end. Far from it.

It’s a funny expression “having words with friends”. I mean, what kind of words? The phrase doesn’t say. But we know its code for a dispute. Having words with anyone isn’t good. Read the rest of this entry »

Love: now that's the good stuff.
Where is love when you need it?

Love In The Land Of One Night Stands

January 2nd, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 43 secs

Love: is what you need.

Today, young girls are learning to accept that love is scarce but sex is expected. The general trend is to keep having one night stands to prove you are “adequate”. Read the rest of this entry »