- 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: February 2012
Another very extraordinary and unique gift received this birthday – a lovely hat from my youngest son – the same hat won by Gunnery Sergeant Hartman in Full Metal Jacket, complete with genuine badge:
Of all the birthday gifts I received recently; three stand out. One is a meerschaum churchwarden from HH, my son-in-law. Next, also a meerschaum, from PG, Ignatius and Paul. Last, but far from being least, an olive wood pipe by … Continue reading
Chefs from Shinji wishing yours truly “Happy Birthday” – thanks to Charles!
Shown below, is an actual letter that was sent to a bank by an 86-year-old woman. The bank manager thought it amusing enough to have it published in The New York Times. No way I can authenticate this, but its … Continue reading
In 2003, UOB invited me to accept the black UOB Visa Infinite credit card – see picture of a sample above. UOB told me the card is a highly exclusive credit card that specially targets the top 0.1% of the … Continue reading
Today is my 55th birthday. It is also Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent, a time of reflection. I have been teased by many who think that 55 being the age when one can “take out” one’s CPF, I’ll soon … Continue reading
I have long given up on Newsweek and now I no longer have time for TIME. I have been a subscriber since primary school but in these days of instant news, newsweeklies are no longer relevant – except for The … Continue reading
Unless he’s been set up, here’s a horny bastard who couldn’t keep his dick in his pants – up to five women have been linked to him so far – who even became a Member of Parliament; but who then … Continue reading
Central Narcotics Bureau director Ng Boon Gay and Singapore Civil Defence Force chief Peter Lim were arrested on December 19 and January 4 respectively. A Chinese paper broke the news on January 24 and the government issued a statement later … Continue reading