Monthly Archives: April 2020

Tasty Stinkweeds from the Land of the Romans

Client Eastwood smoked them in the spaghetti westerns he acted in. Peter Falk smoked them in Columbo. James Stewart smoked them in Anatomy of a Murder, calling them “Italian cigars” and when he offered some to his co-star Arthur O’Connell, … Continue reading

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Rise and Grind!

I’ve tried Indonesia’s civet cat coffee and Vietnam’s weasel coffee and almost tried Thailand’s elephant dung coffee but come on, forget all that shit (pun intended) because on every coffee lover’s bucket list, is Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee. I buy … Continue reading

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Missing Family Jewels

I think sometimes we pathologize too much – OCD, Empath, Narcissist, etc. To me, a person is either a nice guy or an asshole, balls or no balls. Someone with balls will talk to me and tell me his unhappiness … Continue reading

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Figuring out Fowl Play

When I was a kid, visiting my grandparents at their kampong (village) home, whenever someone wanted to cook a chicken, all he or she had to do was to grab one running around. Those were free-range chickens – like those … Continue reading

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Let’s Walk the Talk!

“When God blesses you financially, don’t raise your standard of living. Raise your standard of giving.” “If you are more fortunate than others, build a longer table, not a taller fence.” These will remain nice sayings unless you actually do … Continue reading

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Unexpected Outcomes, or “God Works in Mysterious Ways”

The “lockdown” has yielded two unexpected consequences: As home-cleaning services including freelance ones are not permitted to continue, it was an opportune time to terminate the services of our weekly cleaner. In fact, she terminated the arrangement herself: unprompted, she … Continue reading

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Do You Know?

Every day all kinds of retards send me tons of shit about Donald Trump. I think it’s high time people stop insulting the US president especially Singaporeans – or any non-American for that matter – who really have no business … Continue reading

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Day Seven

Christ may have risen but many are still down. As of now, globally, there are 113,902 deaths from COVID-19. Singapore, which won plaudits for our rapid initial response to the outbreak in January, is under a near total lockdown – … Continue reading

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100% Organic and Vegetarian

So lucky to be able to lunch at home for three days this week. So nice to be away from all that noise generated by posers who are full of shit! Thank God they didn’t cross my path! Lunching at … Continue reading

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