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Monthly Archives: April 2014
Our Own Pipe Tobacco!
The pipe forum I belong to now has its own tobacco! It’s Epikur! It’s a full Virginia plug made for us by a very reputable blender located in Kendal, in the South Lakeland area of the North West of England. … Continue reading
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Tsuge Bamboo Sandlasted
After the Ikebana, another masterpiece by Kyoichiro Tsuge to my Tsuge collection:
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Customer Service Level in Singapore has Reached a Record High?
Recently I read that The Institute of Service Excellence at the Singapore Management University has released the 2013 full-year results for the Customer Satisfaction Index of Singapore, which indicated that customer service level in Singapore has reached a record high. … Continue reading
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Is the E-pipe Here to Stay?
The Health Sciences Authority said on Monday that three individuals have been fined about S$100,000/- in all for selling illegal electronic cigarettes, or battery-operated gadgets that simulate cigarette smoking. In Singapore, e-cigarettes are currently prohibited under Section 16 (1) of … Continue reading
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The Ballsy, The Ball-less and Our Rightful Response
When crossing swords with one of the most corrupted politicians in Malaysia Karpal Singh said “You can be the lion and I can be the tiger, because there are no lions in Malaysia.” The moniker stuck and from then on … Continue reading
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The Meaning of “Irony”
Something for your teeth, from the Singapore Dental Association, no less:
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Honey, Look! (40 Years Later)
Awed by what they saw 40 years ago, they stayed. Fast forward to 2014: She: Honey, look! It’s flooding! He: Nah, floods happen only once in 50 years here. In this country full of surprises, they call it “ponding.” She: … Continue reading
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You either hate it or love it – the Hakka dish “Thunder Tea Rice.” Said to originate from General Zhang Fei’s time when a herbalist concocted a mixture of tea, basil and herbs to go with rice to cure the … Continue reading
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The 4th Chapitre of the Confrérie du Sabre d’Or, Singapour, was held on March 28th. It was a multi-course dinner featuring the cuisine of guest international masterchef Philippe Mille, an award-winning two-Michelin-star chef from France and executive chef Bobby Saravanan … Continue reading
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If you like steamed fish, head out to Zai Shun at 253 Jurong East Street 24 #01-205. No, the fishes are not live ones swimming in a tank but they are extremely fresh nevertheless. Zai Shun even sells the Empurau … Continue reading
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