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Drunken Marathon

It started over drinks, as all outrageous stories do.

With drinks flowing I found myself in an argument with friends about our running abilities w...

Daniel Newport
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All Tied Up in Brazil

Confused and drunk Australian tourist: - "Where am I? What's going on?"

Attentive Brazilian doctor: ...

Luke Simmons
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Getting shot at in Brazil

Many years ago, I was on a work-related road trip with my business partner & we decided to break up the return journey by stopping at a seemingly deserted gas station for a coffee....

Juvencio Santos
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Lasagne man

Having found myself back in the world of being a singleton again at the age of 35 I decided to give this online dating game a go. ...

Nicky Moffatt
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Nightmare in the Middle of Nowhere

It was December of 1974 and I had just got married to Juvencio in Porto Alegre. For our honeymoon, we decided to drive 750km south down to Punta del Este to spend some time on the beach in Uruguay....

Maria Santos
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Do You Want to See the Man With the Sourdough Legs?

I’ve always trusted doctors, including the ones who say “cut down on the drinking” and “would it kill you to go for a run every now and then?” I find people who distrust doctors troubled in the head....

Andy Thompson
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