‘Sitting around and bemoaning your ill-fortune brings no greater consolation than, well, the supposed psychological benefits of sitting around and moaning.’
'The South American country is teeming with drug traffickers on the look-out out for travellers who can be bribed or tricked.'
‘Even the guy that arrested me said he didn’t think I was guilty and rings me regularly to see how I am coping.’
‘Dazed but unharmed in the rubble of his former home was Jim’s father, dug out from beneath his bath and no doubt bemoaning the impossibility of finding a quiet, peaceful moment in wartime.’
‘Gone is the Mexican moustache that earned him the fighting moniker, The Bandit, but his tall lean frame still cuts a dash as he strolled up to me outside the Pedro Club.’
‘An American ice-hockey player enjoyed the shock on her opponent’s face when her prosthetic leg slid off and away after a hard tackle.’
‘Now it’s just instant gratification shite-pop music. I think people are getting fed up with that and they will want rock’roll back soon.’