- 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: October 2013
A notorious pirate in Somali by the name of Mohamed Abdi Hassan, also known as “Big Mouth” is believed to have been the leader of the 2009 hijacking of the Belgian dredging vessel Pompeii north of the Seychelles. The ship … Continue reading
In a letter titled “Fund-raisers shooed away outside malls” published in yesterday’s Straits Times Online Forum, the writer, a Ronald Pereira who is a member of The Rotary Club lamented that on The Rotary Club Flag Day on October 19th … Continue reading
Earlier this month, more than 300 African refugees drowned when an overladen fishing boat capsized off the Italian island of Lampedusa. The Italian government declared a day of mourning, granted honorary citizenship to those who died and promised a state … Continue reading
When a fire broke out at SingTel, disruption lasted days. Yet some goondu can say “the Government is ‘quite happy’ with how SingTel had handled the situation based on the business continuity processes and emergency plans in place.” Since when … Continue reading
Had lunch the other day with someone I’ve known for some 27 years. Didn’t know I was such an influence in his life. The imperfect, broken me, apparently was able to make a difference in this person’s life. Nice to … Continue reading
Fearing the inkbrush as much as the sword, the first emperor of unified China, Qin Shi Huang (259 BC – 210 BC) burned books. He also ordered the arrest of over 400 scholars and buried them. To celebrate the end … Continue reading
There’s a tall skinny guy who’s supposedly a longtime friend of a relative. As far as I’m concerned, this cretin has zero EQ. And I mean ZERO. When you visit, easily you’ll notice that obviously the oldest persons present are … Continue reading