- 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
- Greek Odyssey
- Quiescence and Hiatus
- Join! It’s Free! Or is It?
Monthly Archives: October 2012
“Please mind the gap!” Nope, I’m not making announcements on behalf of Hong Kong MTR. I’m referring to something else. I’ve been invited recently to conduct a series of leadership workshops for an organization. One recent week, I had a … Continue reading
So coffee’s in. So you set up a coffee shop inside an old hardware store. You spin a yarn about roasting, and embed into your story some incomprehensible mumbo jumbo related to coffee – words like “roastey” and “coffee school” … Continue reading
It doesn’t take an Alvin Toffler to tell us that a day will come when existing (translate: old) Singaporeans will die off while the country empties out and is occupied by foreigners. There are already 200,000 Singaporeans overseas as of … Continue reading
How are scholarships awarded? Annabel Chong went to study law at King’s College, London under a scholarship, and in 1995, at the age of 22, became famous by engaging in 251 sex acts with about 70 men over a ten-hour … Continue reading
The world needs heroes but it is devastating to see them fall one by one. Lance Armstrong won seven Tours De France, after winning a highly publicized battle with cancer. Armstrong made the little yellow rubber wristband a permanent part … Continue reading
Beefcakes’ brains are contained in their biceps. With Arnold Schwarzenegger, it’s no exception. When Arnold Schwarzenegger was governor of California, a reporter asked about a Cohiba the meathead was smoking. “That’s a Cuban cigar,” the reporter said. “You’re the governor. … Continue reading
Got myself a new toy in September. About the same size as an iPad, but lighter, the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 has a 1.4GHz Exynos Quad-Core Processor and the most amazing advantage is that it allows me to work with … Continue reading
In 1939 Solomon Popoll Linda, an unknown South African Zulu musician recorded a song about a lion. In 1961 the song soared to number one on the charts. The title of the song is The Lion Sleeps Tonight. The song … Continue reading
Many thanks to Ernst Vogtle from Germany who presented me with a beautiful Heiner Nonnenbroich – my second one – when we meet last Sunday; he told me it was specially carved for me:
I may blog about food but I pay for every meal I eat. I am not a glutton masquerading as a food blogger in order to stuff my face without paying a dime. I am a steak lover who have … Continue reading