Category Archives: Places in the Heart

Tiger’s Nest

For once I am at a loss for words. You have to experience Bhutan to know it for yourself. No picture can do it justice. The beautiful mountainous Himalayan kingdom is truly a Shangri-La. (Television didn’t arrive till 1999.) There … Continue reading

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The King who Meant Business

In this day and age, can you find a king who will personally lead his army to war? Well, the 4th King of Bhutan, Jigme Singye Wangchuck – affectionately known as the Druk Gyalpo – did in 2003. Indian rebels … Continue reading

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Thanks for the Memories

Goodbyes are often said with a tinge of sadness. After all, some partings are permanent. Friends who turn around and wave farewell are some of the people you will never meet again… Back in 1986, when Amazon was still a … Continue reading

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One Group of People we Should Not Ignore

There is a group of people I refer to as “landscape people.” These are the unsung heroes constructing our buildings, keeping our premises clean, empting the trash, clearing our utensils and cutlery at eateries, etc. For the most part, we … Continue reading

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Have a Blessed Christmas!

As 2015 draws to a close, and songs from the Christmas season permeates the air, many people will be in a frenzy buying and exchanging gifts. This started from the original idea that God gave His son Jesus to save … Continue reading

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Sayonara

When do you end a friendship? When you find yourself disagreeing with almost everything the other person is saying or doing. When you are being taken advantage of. When there seems to be nothing in common anymore. When you feel … Continue reading

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Celebrate with Us!

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Artificial Intelligence

Have you had people who asked for recommendations for hotels, restaurants and places of interest before they travel to a particular country, but after receiving your advice, did completely the opposite of what you have recommended? After more than three … Continue reading

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Korean Bamboo Salt Toothpaste

In the last few years, we see a proliferation of products infused with salt – there is salt in ice-cream, salt in chocolates, salt in cupcakes and salt in god knows what. Ever since I spent a year working in … Continue reading

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Shaving in London

Only the barbers in London can give you a shave like no others. Every time I’m in London, I will go for a shave. This was on May 6th.

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