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Sit Down, Pants Off: Getting Washed Clean Of Volcanic Mud In Colombia

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People often ask me what my funniest travel story is. It's difficult to pin point one, because there have been many...like, MANY...and I have the crows feet to prove it :) But one story always sticks out in my mind because it happened…
Simon Heyes - bungee jump - Cairns, Australia

How Fate Won Me A Goldfish Racing Competition And A Bungee Jump

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"A man goes to the doctors complaining that he keeps shitting a strawberry every day. 'Don't worry', the doctor says, 'we've got cream for that!'". I was on a bus journey between Port Douglas and Cairns, and the other passengers and myself…
Simon Heyes - bungee jump - Cairns, Australia

The Bizarre Tale Of How Twitter Saved My Bacon

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How many phone numbers do you remember off by heart? I stopped remembering phone numbers back in 1999, when I got my first mobile phone. I know my parents home phone number, my phone number, and maybe one or two others. Now tell me how…
Simon Heyes - bungee jump - Cairns, Australia

Keeping Cool in the Summer Heat

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It's July in London. It's already 28 degrees and it's only 10:30am. You rush down the steps of Oxford Circus tube, swipe your Oyster Card and rush down to the Victoria Line. It's busy and it's hot. You feel hot. You've already felt the river…
Simon Heyes - bungee jump - Cairns, Australia

European Plastic Bags

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Plastic bags are both mundane and very useful at the same time. If you shop at Tesco, Waitrose or another UK supermarket regularly, you'll no doubt have a stash of plastic bags under the sink or behind the door, all branded with the supermarkets…
Simon Heyes - bungee jump - Cairns, Australia

Friends Like These

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I don't read many books. In fact the only time I get chance to read a book or two is when I go on a beach holiday. I was in Cyprus last week getting some early autumn sun and read a superb book called Friends Like These by Danny Wallace.Friends…
Simon Heyes - bungee jump - Cairns, Australia

A Door and a Mirror

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I've been meaning to write this post for months and FINALLY got round to it....all work and no play makes Simon a dull boy.Over the last 12 months I've been to a number of places around the globe, including France, Germany, Spain, Greece, USA…
Simon Heyes - bungee jump - Cairns, Australia

How to Fail an Exam

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I got send this through a guy at work yesterday - very amusing! Even tempted to add this to the quirky phrases page! Admit it, we all knew someone at school who would do something stupid like this, just for the laugh.Lets be honest answers like…
Simon Heyes - bungee jump - Cairns, Australia

Idiotwork Videos

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For those who haven't seen one of the 'mash ups' from Idiotwork, you're missing out on the best waste of a lunchtime! Idiotwork video clips are hilarious. The guys at Idiotwork produce short film clips by merging the dialgoue of a film with…