Category Archives: Unforgiven

Hot Air Emissions

Flying attracts so much flak but it accounts only for just 2% of carbon dioxide emissions. Okay, if you include flying’s other emissions, the true figure is about 5% but that still leaves 95% of climate damage coming from elsewhere. … Continue reading

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Lack of Social Intelligence or Just Plain Rude

I was told by a lady friend – a Japanese – who shops at the supermarket of Isetan at Westgate. She said she now avoids going there and if she had no choice but to go there, she would avoid … Continue reading

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Smarty-pants Not Wanted on This Planet

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

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Bovine Scatologists and Trumpet Blowers Galore at Bullshit Central

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

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Grab Crab: May the Bleeding Hearts Cry! And for Rabbits Too!

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

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Diwali Debacle

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

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Did My Life Flashed Before Me?

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

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Third-World Mentality

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

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The Best Education Money Can Buy

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

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Digital Retards

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

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