- 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!
- Diwali Debacle
- Rare Japanese Lacquer Pipes
Monthly Archives: July 2009
WARNING: Today’s post is going to look like one of those blogs by countless brainless bimbos and tea-bagging queens proliferating the Web – nothing but a collection of photos with captions. I guess it’s invitable when pictures speak louder than … Continue reading
I don’t know who is the originator of this little story this but it makes for a thought-provoking read: A few years after I was born, my dad met a stranger who was new to our small town. From the … Continue reading
So the knives are out in a legal tussle between two butcheries. One month ago, the local press reported that Swiss Butchery has sued Ernst Huber, its own managing director up till January last year, for breaching his duties to … Continue reading
Some friends are a liability. When you need them most, they can become tongue tied and disappear. Friends don’t hang up on you when you call. Friends don’t disconnect their phones to prevent you from reaching them when you need … Continue reading
Not long ago researchers from Morgan State University did an experiment with 381 men and women aged from 19 to 89. They tested these subjects for intelligence and personality traits. They then matched up the scores and concluded that in older men and … Continue reading
It seems de rigueur nowadays to screen a biographical video at weddings showing pictorially the progression of the bride and the groom from infanthood to adulthood right up to their wedding. I find this exceedingly boring. I mean, if you’ve … Continue reading
I hate Chinese wedding banquets. Sitting with nine other strangers who are poor conversationalists for a long-drawn multi-course meal is no fun. Meeting relatives you’d rather avoid is no fun. Seeing that once-sexy cousin who was the wet dream of … Continue reading
She’s there at the airport to pick you. You notice – to quote Robert Penn Warren – her “most lithe and graspable of waists” and that she’s wearing your favorite hibiscus hairclip you got her from Bali. You also can’t help … Continue reading
ASEAN (Association of South East Asian Nations) should consider expelling Burma if it does not release imprisoned Aung San Suu Kyi, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said yesterday. Asked on Thai television whether ASEAN should kick out the military-ruled … Continue reading