Monthly Archives: January 2013
When Taiwanese singer Teresa Teng passed away in Chiang Mai in 1995, some douche bag took photos of her body lying in the morgue and some newspapers published them. The bastard who took the photo probably got paid; he probably … Continue reading
I know a guy who spent over 40 years in a job where he is required to interrogate people for a living. Don’t ask for details please, as it is all very cloak and dagger. He once told me “Doubt … Continue reading
The ASUS Padfone2 slots into the back of an accompanying tablet computer and integrates into one single gadget – this means, one SIM card, one data plan and complete synchronization. The phone weighs only 135g (with battery) and the tab … Continue reading
Just back from Indonesia with two gifts from my buddy Prof Pathma: a “Supreme” grade pipe made by Rich Lewis: An unsold Charatan from way back:
Georg Huber IV, descendant of Georg Huber who founded Pfeifen Huber in Munich back in 1867, came into possession of an estate Paul Becker pipe of immense size. Jens Meyer, the Managing Director of Pfeifen Huber wanted to gift it … Continue reading
Parties attract people but even the best among us tend to avoid visiting wakes and funerals of relatives and friends. Sure wakes and funerals can be unpleasant at times, but to me these are the only times one has to … Continue reading
A MacArthur by Marco Biagini. Pipe stands at 14 cm tall – more than 5 inches.
On Saturday January 6th I told a friend to look out for the movie Django Unchained and to watch it when it comes to Singapore. On Monday afternoon January 7th he messaged me to say that he has downloaded it … Continue reading
The food scene is overheating in Singapore; new eating places are opening up rapidly. Are they worth your money? Here’s my wish list for 2013: Enough Spanish places – and crappy “tapas” or rubbish being passed off as “tapas” – … Continue reading
One more by Marco Biagini – the huge light-colored one. Pipe is 7 inches (19 cm) long and stands 4 inches (10 cm) tall.