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Spreading The Suffering

Posted by Donk, 09 December 2011 - - - - - - · 1390 views
Common Cold, God
On Monday I realised that my chest was feeling congested. By Tuesday evening, it was a lot worse. Worse enough that I told My Lady about it – normally I play the macho big-man and keep it to myself. Wednesday, a streaming nose was added to my list of pains. Thursday, the nose thickened, sinuses started to throb, head began to ache. By Thursday evening my...

How To Live Forever

Posted by Donk, 19 July 2010 - * * * * * · 754 views

Most of the health advice you get seems to come from downright spoilsports. They have a good time by stopping other people from having theirs. I want to live , not just exist.

When I turned fifty, I decided that maybe it was time I did something about my health. A fairly common reaction. Youngsters just know they're going to heal, but once the deca...

The self-teleporting carrier bag, and other annoyances

Posted by Donk, 29 July 2009 - - - - - - · 663 views

Stress is a major problem nowadays. I deliberately keep my life as calm and stress-free as possible. On the other hand, man is a problem-solving animal and a life without problems brings on its own form of stress. My solution to the dilemma is to set myself tasks both small and large, something where the possibility of failure exists – for without fai...