Category Archives: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly

Ephemeral and Temporal

In the end, everything is ephemeral – the stuff you own, the relationships you cling to. It is said that attachment is the root of all sufferings. It is also said that one must be detached – this way, you … Continue reading

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I thought, I thought…

Many people, when coming across an idea or a subject, mentally race ahead to conclude whatever picture they have in their minds. Example: I said “I heard durian prices…” and before I could finish, the person to whom I was … Continue reading

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What Happened to your Apostrophe?

Bad English speakers proliferate my world. I hear more and more people dropping the apostrophe when referring to someone or something related or belonging to a person. I hear people saying “Daniel mother” instead of “Daniel’s mother” and “Daniel pipes” … Continue reading

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I Have a Dream

So the summit’s tomorrow. And I have a dream. Well, the Bible says old men will dream dreams and young men will see visions. Anyway, back to my dream: At the end of tomorrow, Chubby and Orange Man both happy … Continue reading

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The Trump-Kim Summit. Enough Already lah!

So, two of the world’s craziest megalomaniacs are coming to Singapore to talk peace. Why Singapore? It’s neutral – we sleep with everyone – and we are safe because we are a fucking police state, with CCTV cameras aimed even … Continue reading

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Barely Alive

By the end of today, poor Inuka could be dead. Inuka, the 27-year-old polar bear at our zoo is ailing and may be put down. Today is supposed to be D-Day. Inuka would be in his 70’s in human years, … Continue reading

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Global Search My Big, Fat, Hairy Ass!

When a client asks for consultants with experience working on engagements in the same industry, I often deliberately send in a team without the relevant industry experience. I don’t want anyone with preconceived ideas to help the client. In any … Continue reading

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A Bridge Too Far

A bat flew into my apartment the other day. It was weak, seemed very exhausted and soon died. I guess it came from the nearby forested area, an area being cleared for housing development. Such deforestation has driven animals out … Continue reading

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Another Storm in a Teacup?

On January 11th, a male driver offered a ride to a female student from United World College of South East Asia as it was raining that day. On January 16th, a female bus attendant on a school bus from Tanglin … Continue reading

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My Relationship with the Lord is Great!

Christianity’s worst enemies are its own leaders and its believers. I cannot understand how anyone can sit in the pew and listen to someone who belongs to a fraternity that rapes thousands of altar boys. I cannot imagine being part … Continue reading

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