- 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: September 2015
The haze is here to stay. Since 1972 it has been an annual affair. And for the first time ever, schools had to be shut down. Are the Indonesians apologetic? You kidding me? Singapore should help solve the haze issue, … Continue reading
Me: Chairman, why do people stop helping me when I no longer treat them to 500-dollar meals? Chairman: Do you prefer red wine or white wine?
Isn’t it amazing that those who delight in dishing out advice usually can’t deal with any feedback or criticism directed at them? Isn’t it amazing that those who pretend to know so much don’t realize that they annoy the hell … Continue reading
A bone makes a great cigar: And an abalone shell makes a great cigar ashtray:
I’m convinced that Harper Lee is full of shit. She wrote To Kill a Mocking Bird, made millions, and became a recluse. Then there was this big falling out with Truman Capote. And all kinds of cranky behavior. Started suing … Continue reading
If someone has a sense of entitlement, that means the person believes he deserves certain privileges (such as respect and compliance) – and he’s arrogant about it. This mindset is often the result of failing to realize that we are … Continue reading
We assume that Donald Trump won’t go far in his campaign for US presidency – well, Trump, the boorish demagogue, surprised everyone by being the leading candidate among the Republicans. Why? Because he has titanium balls, that’s why. He is … Continue reading
Pork-tripe or pig maw cut into strips and cooked in a peppered soup is a common local dish that is often referred to as “pig stomach soup.” The Princess Terrace Café at Copthorne King’s Hotel at Havelock Road serves a very tasty … Continue reading
On September 4th, someone placed an obituary for the little Kurdish boy Aylan Kurdi in The Sydney Morning Herald: Aylan You did not deserve to drown in the coldness of water and in the coldness of human indifference. You were … Continue reading