- 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: May 2011
On May 29, Khaw Boon Wan told a group of young people attending a youth forum held at Woodlands Community Club: “We thought taking foreigners in was important to bring wages to people’s pockets, so that we can grow as fast … Continue reading
The Fujifilm FinePix X100 is modeled after old rangefinder cameras popular in the 1970s. Its retro styling brings about a sense of nostalgia for older shutterbugs like me. It reminds me of the Leica X1 I own. Many reviewers say … Continue reading
The pipe smoking forum in Europe of which I am a member has commissioned a Danish pipe carver to produce a limited number of pipes – only 30 to be exact – for its members to commemorate 2011. I purchased … Continue reading
You may not get restaurants as fine as those in say Hong Kong or Paris, but Taipei still has everything from delicious street food to some pretty decent eating places:
I’ve just returned from Taipei last week (my last visit was more than 15 years ago) refreshed and recharged, thanks partly to a wonderful hotel I stayed at – the Hotel Éclat. Unlike many hotels in Taipei that are very … Continue reading
When I am with you, pay me undivided attention – it is frigging rude to keep playing with your smartphone. Or your iPad, or your Galaxy tab or your BlackBerry or your iPhone. Stop doing your emails, stop sending text … Continue reading
Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s third wife, Anne Sinclair used a million US dollars of her own money to bail the IMF chief out. Once, asked if she suffered because of her husband’s reputation as a ladies’ man, the believer in droit du … Continue reading
When I visited Malaysia couple of weeks ago, I read in the local papers that a short video which showed several girls bullying a classmate by snipping off her hair and choking her with a tie was uploaded on YouTube … Continue reading
Miracles seldom happen, but yesterday was an exception. Three of the most obnoxious men in public service will be leaving, announced Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. Good riddance!