- Freyr: Paws-itively Purr-fect!
- Three-inch Murder Weapon
- Walking on Eggshells
- Too Many Encounters with Men and Women in White
- Crowdfunded Products? Thanks, but No Thanks!
- Close, but no Cigar!
- Smarty-pants Not Wanted on This Planet
- A Pipe Made by Two (no, not a Bicycle Built For Two)
- Bovine Scatologists and Trumpet Blowers Galore at Bullshit Central
- Grab Crab: May the Bleeding Hearts Cry! And for Rabbits Too!
Monthly Archives: April 2009
Singapore’s customer service rating slid to its lowest point in a world ranking in 2006. The World Economic Forum’s annual competitiveness survey placed Singapore at No. 26. We were behind six others in Asia: Japan (1), Hong Kong (4), South … Continue reading
As a kid, Bill Gates was a royal pain in the ass; he was argumentative and stubborn and resisted his mother’s efforts to control him, often sparking a battle of wills. All those things that she had expected of him … Continue reading
I haven’t reached the age when I have to organize my social life around obituary ads but in the last couple of years quite a few of my friends and acquaintances have passed on. Last year it was Dr Seow … Continue reading
I was fucked by a fake fakir recently. I was browsing in Gramophone, Ngee Ann City yesterday morning when an Indian guy turned to me and introduced himself as “Lal, an astrology writer from London.” He claimed that he writes … Continue reading
In the latest issue of TIME, actor Michael J Fox, who is suffering from Parkinson’s disease, was asked “How do you keep your optimism in the face of difficult circumstances?” His replied “I have no choice about whether or not … Continue reading
Dr Thio Siew Mien is a spunky 71-year-old lawyer. The first woman dean of the Law Faculty at the then-University of Singapore, from 1969 to 1971, she is also the mother of Nominated Member of Parliament Professor Thio Li-ann and … Continue reading
It’s such as in thing to talk about Earth Hour (started in Sydney in 2007) or Earth Day but those entire trend followers out there should look to the Balinese people and their celebration of Nyepi. Nyepi is a Balinese … Continue reading
Last July a row erupted among residents of Laguna Park over whether the condominium should be sold en bloc. Lee Kok Leong, 62, former chairman of its management committee, who was a proponent of the sale, was caught on closed-circuit … Continue reading
Songkran is a happy time in Thailand but each year the Thai New Year celebration period is marred by TV’s “death toll index” showing the number of deaths on the road on a daily basis. This is often accompanied by … Continue reading