Scallywag

Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.

~ Spike Milligan ~

Archive for March, 2013

There's eggs and cute bunnies and then there's Easter.
Bunnies are only part of the Easter story.

Easter Is Not For Bunnies

March 31st, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 24 secs

There’s eggs and cute bunnies and then there’s Easter.

If you are a Christian then you will be familiar with the whole Easter story. But if not, this far-fetched tale of Jesus dying on the cross for humanity’s crimes and then coming back to life three days later is pretty shocking. Read the rest of this entry »

People say I'm difficult but I have no idea why.
You know people like me, don't you?

Do Difficult People Drive You Crazy?

March 30th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 41 secs

People say I’m difficult but I have no idea why.

People come in all forms and some seem to be bestowed with more than their fair share of obnoxiousness. Some in particular are as subtle as a brick and devoid of sensitivity. But somehow you’ve got to get on with them as best you can. Read the rest of this entry »

There's more to you achieving than effort.
You will never know what you can do until you find the support of like-minded people.

You Can Do It (With Help)

March 29th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 43 secs

There’s more to you achieving than effort.

Saying you are capable of more is not the whole story. You need help to do all the things that will bring out your best. Read the rest of this entry »

What would happen if..?
What if your life really was different?

23 What Ifs

March 28th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 33 secs

What would happen if..?

Sometimes, asking, “what might be” can unleash a whole lot of fresh possibilities. Within this list you will find a question or two that’s especially relevant to you: Read the rest of this entry »

No, these girls are not teens.
 

I Got Teens

March 27th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 3 secs

Are these girls really teens?

When you’ve got a case of the teens you’re bound to get sympathy. Anybody who has ever had adolescents will nod knowingly  before making the right low moaning sounds. Read the rest of this entry »

Life is less of a race and more about consideration.
Actually, it doesn't matter how long or short your life is...

Life The Ultimate Limited Offer

March 26th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 3 mins, 36 secs

Life is less of a race and more about consideration.

Have you ever thought how strange it is that we live life here like it’s forever? Whether you believe in an afterlife or not, most would agree that this experience of living has a finite time implied, though the way life looks you’d barely know it. Read the rest of this entry »

Do we look funny or silly in this pic?
Have you noticed how some things aren't funny anymore?

Funny What You Laugh About

March 25th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 36 secs

Do we look funny or silly in this pic?

It’s funny how comedy is changing. Back when I was a little lad, long before the likes of Kim Kardashian was a twinkle in her mother’s eye or a tilt in her dad’s slightly Armenian kilt, things were mightily different. Read the rest of this entry »

Even kittens know life can be difficult.
Can anyone ever have a problem free life?

Living The Good Life

March 24th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 11 secs

Even kittens know life can be difficult.

“Life might not be all it’s cracked up to be, but it sure beats the alternative”. People say that, like it’s some kind of consolation. But the truth is life naturally comes with a host of lows. They are part of the package, and though we might wish it were otherwise, there is no tick in the box option to avoid struggles and disappointments. Doing life well means handling what you’ve got. Read the rest of this entry »

Are you laughing enough?
Wearing hair curlers, and sharing chocolates with a friend? Yes, that should get you laughing.

Try Laughing

March 24th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 18 secs

Are you laughing enough?

Honestly, what is it with laughing? It has got to be one of the weirdest things we humans do. Read the rest of this entry »

You are you!
What are you?

The Wonder Of You

March 22nd, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 23 secs

You are you!

You don’t have to be a rocket scientist to notice we are living in a technology driven world. With all of its focus on equipment and quantified information, there is a tendency to explain our humanness as if we too are some kind of machine. Read the rest of this entry »