By Peter Fitzsimons
Why does the dominant companion in any sexual dating often sleep at the part of the mattress nearest the door? Is there a right away dating among the size of hemlines and the kingdom of the nationwide financial system? Are abnormal numbers evil? And why do drivers with hats force forty kilometres according to hour slower than these with no? those are the massive questions of lifestyles, and it takes a courageous guy to take on them. The Italian as opposed to Australian concept of site visitors lighting fixtures; who will get the spare armrest among aeroplane seats; why males go to sleep after love-making . . . during this up-to-date variation of the best-selling Little Theories of lifestyles, writer, broadcaster and columnist Peter FitzSimons is your perfect advisor to the bizarre international of the preferred thought, the city fantasy, and the land of 'did you recognize . . .?'.
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While the crowd hangs in suspended animation . . as it lands and snarls up . . as Waugh moves . . on to his back foot . . and CRACKS it . . straightintothefence! Waugh has his century, the crowd goes wild, and everyone lives happily ever afterwards. The Guardian Ivy Complex There is a syndrome in Australian life far more prevalent than the famed Tall Poppy Syndrome, which holds that once someone has achieved a certain stature, there will be a natural tendency for the media and certain members of the public to want to cut them down to size.
And CRACKS it . . straightintothefence! Waugh has his century, the crowd goes wild, and everyone lives happily ever afterwards. The Guardian Ivy Complex There is a syndrome in Australian life far more prevalent than the famed Tall Poppy Syndrome, which holds that once someone has achieved a certain stature, there will be a natural tendency for the media and certain members of the public to want to cut them down to size. I call the lesser known syndrome the Guardian Ivy Complex. QX5 4/10/07 10:38 AM Page 41 S PORTING THEORIES swarming to the Poppy’s defence, wrapping themselves around the trunk of the Poppy to take the evil blows themselves.
Well, I believe him An orthopaedic surgeon from South Australia wrote to me about this one and he positively swears it is true. I quote him. ‘One truism of orthopaedic surgery includes the X-ray appearance of fractures in the male hips. ‘When one looks at the X-ray of a pelvis and there is a fracture in one of the hips, one invariably notices that the penis is pointing towards that side of the pelvis. ’ This man has performed thousands of hip operations over the last twenty years and he says if there is one thing in his life he is certain of, it is the above dictum.
Little Theories of Life by Peter Fitzsimons