- 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: January 2017
Once they got your money, most companies regard you as some sucker who is no longer of value to them. OSIM is one such company. A couple of years back I was given a massage chair that – I was … Continue reading
Today is the first day of the Chinese New Year of the Rooster – my year – so look out for this fighting cock!
Thousands of demonstrators are expected to turn out in Washington for protests aiming to “shut down” the inauguration of Donald Trump as the next US president. Protesters will attempt to close down 12 security checkpoints at the US Capitol, where … Continue reading
I was in a taxi line the other day when a woman with a child was seated in an odd position somewhere along the line causing me to wonder if she was part of it or just resting. If she … Continue reading
Last November, nine Singapore Armed Forces Terrex Infantry Carrier Vehicles, shipped from Taiwan via Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China, were detained by Hong Kong Customs. The Terrexes have been used by our Armed Forces during … Continue reading
Back in 1967, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Soviet Union, Leonid Brezhnev demanded something spectacular from the Soviet space program. He wanted to stage a dramatic midspace rendezvous between two Soviet spaceships. The plan was … Continue reading
Anger at the Chinese authorities, and disillusionment with traditional pro-democracy parties helped propel several new faces to victory in Hong Kong’s legislative council elections last September. Amongst them were Sixtus Baggio Leung and Yau Wai-ching, from a pro-independence party set … Continue reading