- 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
- Greek Odyssey
Category Archives: Unforgiven
Was having a drink at a quiet corner of a cafe when a thirty-something-year-old fellow walked in with two other slightly younger guys and plonked themselves near me. They didn’t even order a drink. The thirty-something-year-old guy proceeded for the … Continue reading
I’ve been told that my posts are full of anger. “I only focus on positive things in my blog,” said a friend. Well, if you find that you need a strong stomach lining to read my posts, feel free to … Continue reading
If you go to fun fairs, you’ll see those machines filled with cute soft toys. You put in a coin and you are then allowed to operate a set of claws to grab any of the toys you fancy. Last … Continue reading
Over the Diwali weekend last October, a condominium resident (originally from India) got into an altercation with a security guard. The old fellow was asking the resident’s guests what time they were going to leave, as the condo enforced a … Continue reading
They say your life will flash before you before you die. I almost died four times one recent morning. Yup, face to face with death four times in one morning! Can you beat that? What flashed wasn’t my life, though. … Continue reading
Press reports early this week claimed that much coveted bottles of single-malt whiskies were bought up by the airport’s DFS (Duty Free Singapore) staff, depriving travelers from buying any. What do DFS staff do with those whiskies? Who knows? Maybe … Continue reading
In the US, news on the largest college admissions scam ever prosecuted by the Justice Department made headlines this week. At least 50 people – including celebrities such as actress Lori Loughlin and Emmy-winning actress Felicity Huffman – have been … Continue reading
When she needed you, she would greet you like a long-lost brother. All smiles and warmth. The very next day, when you are no longer of any use to her, she could be in the same elevator as you – … Continue reading
Recently, The British Council published its biennial survey of what young people – 18 to 34-year-olds – in the G20 nations think of each other’s countries. The Council asked which country the respondents thought was the most attractive, which countries’ … Continue reading