- 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: November 2013
When you turn to Channel NewsAsia you’ll see those irritating trailers that keep on appearing – so-called “news clips” boasting about yet another Channel NewsAsia’s glamour event where guests were invited to quaff champagne and gawk at jewelry or in … Continue reading
Japanese instant or cup noodles come with a pack of rather unhealthy hair-removers, er, I mean monosodium glutamate but here’s a recipe I use with good old fashioned Singapore-made dried egg noodles that has nothing in there that will remove … Continue reading
Yes, I am divorced. No, no, my wife hasn’t kicked me out of the house yet. It’s just that I’ve made it a point to divorce myself from unpolished, uncivilized, boorish Singaporeans. Landing at Shenzhen airport earlier this month, I … Continue reading
Wise men from above wanting to implement booze-free zones in Singapore were ever so caring and pedagogic they were quick to point out to us the brainless masses that this is not a new concept, that some first-world countries also … Continue reading
When I visited Israel I ate St Peter’s fish. Back in Singapore, an acquaintance scoffed at it and howled with laughter as he recalled how he realized that St Peter’s fish is nothing more than the Tilapia fish. He dismissed … Continue reading
Sick of those losers from tuition centers or real estate agencies bombarding your cell phone with spam text messages? Well, those days may be over soon. The Personal Data Protection Commission, acting under the Personal Data Protection Act has established … Continue reading
In a 25-country survey conducted last year, Microsoft found that Singapore has the second-highest rate of online bullying among those aged between eight to 17; first place being China. Singapore law minister said on November 18th “the anonymous, borderless, viral … Continue reading
“Kan nee lao boo chao chee bye!” CT and I took turns screaming away. CT owns an optical store and I’ve just visited him to purchase some sunglasses for Christmas gifts. We were on our way to lunch when we … Continue reading