"JQA's statement here would require a bit of effort to understand.
First we have to zone in and imagine the time, place and circumstance.
Secondly we should try to understand Why is he saying this, what does he want to achieve? Is he criticising…"
No Im not single. If that makes any difference to my points.
However can you imagine John Wayne or Clint Eastwood asking permission to go out and kick ass? Women by nature are very guarded and easily scared, and conservative. This…"
"If you made a decision to help out a mate, then you should stand by that decision. Really you are old enough to decide what are the consequences of your actions, if you are risking jail to help your mate, then that is your decision, and obviously…"
"About My Very Tortured Friend, Peter
he lives in a house with a swimming pool and says the job is killing him. he is 27. I am 44. I can’t seem to get rid of him. his novels keep coming back. “what do you expect me to do?” he…"
"I like Serafin's post where he advises "that If they are going to a club you don't enjoy, find something there that you can focus on... My personal preference is ladies' rear ends."
He's right in that every club has…"
"James, it is also a Manly Art to curb the Manly Urge as you put it. In fact that is the crux of being a gentleman, ALL urges have to be controlled.
Think alcohol, in the old days it was a sign of manliness to "hold your liquour", not…"
"Movies: Kung Fu Panda 1 and 2.
Good God. These films blew my expectations. Dreamworks were never known for top quality films before but Christ these films are amazing; they some of the great american comedies.
The main character, Po,…"
So me and a group of friends have started an amateur Bartitsu society and we're pretty much teaching ourselves the martial art among elements of other fighting styles. While not ideal we're doing well, perfecting the techniques. I organise the activities and exercises and try to explain the basics of the technique from the instruction book.I was just wondering if anyone else has done something similar to this? If so do you have any tips of running these sort of clubs or interesting stories of…See More
"Eh. I think musical taste is directly tied to the perception of your experiences in life and is satisfying to the level of the soul (if you believe that a soul exists). Some of that is generational, some of it is cultural, but deep down a person…"
"Bands currently on my MP3 Player:
Older stuff: The Clash, John Lee Hooker, Iggy Pop, The Kinks, Elvis Costello, Warren Zevon, Tom Waits, The Doors, Bob Dylan, Curtis Mayfield, Sly and the Familiy Stone, Eric Clapton, Funkadelic, Grateful Dead, Led…"
"As a follow up to my December post, I had my inaugural colonscopy yesterday. After being warned, repeatedly, that I would be sedated and unable to do much for the rest of the day, it was a surprise that I was awake for at least part of the…"