The old idiom says that crime doesn’t pay. More often than not, this rings true, as even those who escape punishment for one crime inevitably get cocky and wind up imprisoned for something else. But for two young boys in Adelaide, crime paid out big in a way they could never have expected. The victim of their crime was Michael Patrick Johnson, a 69-year-old former dock worker who lives in a retirement village on the Eastern side of Adelaide. Sadly, Michael has no contact with his family these days, with a feud over money from four years ago still … Continue reading When these troubled teenagers burgled this man he treated them with a kindness they had never experienced.
When you start a new job as a teacher, it’s best not to stand in the corner of the room “laughing at ghosts”. That’s what one Canadian man did after flying out to teach in South Korea. Unsurprisingly, he found his tenure quite dramatically short. His boss explained: “I work as an English teacher in South Korea and, a couple years back, we fired a new teacher we had flown out from Canada on his first day because he kept laughing creepily while observing classes. “During the dinner break he started chuckling to himself so our director asked him what … Continue reading People share horror stories about workers who got fired on their FIRST day