Author Archives: Lohcifer

Dying Broke

No kid of mine was born with a silver spoon. (They are all adults now.) However, none grew up deprived of any basic needs. They had a roof over their heads, were never short of food and had their education … Continue reading

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Uncivilized

The Jurassic Mile officially opened in October and is a part of the 3.5km Changi Airport Connector which links the heartlands to Changi Airport. Transport Minister Ong Ye Kung, who cycled along the route, posted about the event the day … Continue reading

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36th Wedding Anniversary

Yesterday was our Wedding Anniversary. We were married on November 17th 1984.

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Desperate Moves

The Straits Times has a big piece of “news” today on the best law firms in Singapore. The paper, one of several under Singapore Press Holdings, claims that the selection is based on surveys. Everyone knows that print is almost … Continue reading

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Revenge Spending?

Paying S$198/- per person to drink wine with tidbits is a reflection of the value system and the priority of some retards. These must be tai tais living it up on their husbands’ money. S$198/- can buy lots of kueh … Continue reading

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Poor Hosts

Singaporeans need to up the standards of their hospitality. The last few times I was invited to homes of Singaporean friends for meals, the experiences were horrid. Dinner one recent Saturday evening was a typical example. Cold food lying there … Continue reading

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Unbelievably Embarrassing

Steve Fallon (Pipestud) shared this in the October 2020 issue of The Pipe Collector: Customer: Steve, my parcel was held up and likely it is because of 2 tins of NASPC Year 2014 Limited Edition Show Blend Goblin Weed. Does … Continue reading

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An Indian David Copperfield

Acclaimed comedy writer-director Armando Iannucci boldly reimagines Charles Dickens’ most famous character in the film The Personal History of David Copperfield – most notably by casting British Indian actor Dev Patel as the iconic hero, a poor orphan who perseveres … Continue reading

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NASPC Pipe of the Year 2020

Scottie Piersel and her husband are pipe makers. She is known for her pencil shank pipes (reinforced with steel) and her husband is known for naming his pipes “Crappy Pipes.” Well, it takes all kinds. Piersel was tasked by the … Continue reading

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Just Landed: A Pipe by Tom Richard

This pipe is a masterpiece by Tom Richard. Tom hails from northern Germany, close to Denmark, the pipe mecca of the world. It was Poul Winslow who encouraged Tom to go into pipe making, and in 2003, after a visit … Continue reading

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