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Monthly Archives: February 2011
What is Happiness?
Bhutan has a Gross Happiness Index. Here’s the Loh Happiness Index: Happiness is: looking at Grace Park. spending time with Grace Park in a ryokan for a week. pork lard bits in char kway teow. my Sony VPCZ129GG, which I … Continue reading
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When Junko was a teenager, a man approached her. “If you take off your panty and give it to me, I’ll give you ¥3000/-,” he said. Are the Japs weird? Not long ago, a Japanese high school student walked into … Continue reading
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An EPTO Dinner
A group of us was invited to an EPTO dinner recently. What is an EPTO dinner? According to the person who sent the invitation, EPTO means “Everyone Pay Their Own” [sic]. I was brought up to think that when you … Continue reading
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Drown the Bastard like a Puppy
A hapless parent wrote to TODAY not long ago. He said “Recent reports of violent incidents involving teenagers are alarming. I am divorced and my two sons live with me. The youngest child is spoilt and rebellious; his lack of … Continue reading
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Three More from Best Meerschaums
Just acquired three more pipes from Deniz Ural of Best Meerschaums, the top two were carved by Fikri Baki; unfortunately my photo doesn’t do them justice:
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Just got myself a Cigar Caddy®. This is the coolest thing ever! The ideal travel humidor made for people on the go, or avid outdoorsmen who want ultimate protection for their cigars during their commute, while exposing them to the various … Continue reading
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A Birthday Gift
Received something I’ve never had before and always wanted. Look what a beauty it is – a Dunhill root briar Chevalier! Thanks guys!
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My Everyday Camera for 2011
I bought two more Leicas in December 2010. In January I bought a Canon and another Olympus, but I know my everyday camera this year will be the Fuji Finepix HS10. Writing in How To Spend It, Jonathan Margolis, said … Continue reading
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Put that Cigarette Away!
Today is International Pipe-smoking Day! WE ENVISION A WORLDWIDE COMMUNION of pipe-smokers that is bound together by a shared love for pipe-smoking, mutual respect, and goodwill • We envision a society that respects the informed choice and adult use of … Continue reading
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L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon Hong Kong
NOTE: If you think you’ve seen this post before, you are not wrong. I’m re-organizing the order of appearance of my posts, as a result, you’ll be seeing some old posts re-surfacing, but things should be “regularized” in due course. I … Continue reading
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