Monthly Archives: January 2010

Singapore’s Snow City – And One Geographically Challenged Tourist

A mate of mine recently arrived in Singapore on his first trip here. He will remain un-named for fear of other people (besides me) ridiculing him. Over a couple of beers, he asked for my recommendation on a few places … Continue reading

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Moving On – An Emotional Farewell

Today I have mixed emotions as I finish up with the MNC I currently work for, to move to another, thereby taking a huge step forward in advancing my career… one very interesting thing is that for the next 7-days … Continue reading

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A Case Of Mistaken Identity

No, I’m not talking about the mistake people so commonly make of confusing me with Brad Pitt!!(*Disclaimer: that’s a joke for my wife – Brad wishes he was as handsome as me*) On Friday, I received an email from a … Continue reading

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Attacks In Australia And The Sensationalist Media

It saddens me a great deal to have to feel compelled to write my perspectives on this topic. You see, it may come as a surprise to people down-under how the international media report on certain incidents and the subsequent … Continue reading

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Is It Ever Morally Right To Commit Murder? (A Harvard Study)

A few very tough ‘questions of conscience’ are raised here. Harvard’s Justice Michael Sandel ponders various scenarios to determine if murder could possibly ever be deemed to be ‘morally right’. For example – Scenario 1: You are driving a trolley … Continue reading

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Some Amazing Anagrams – Some People Simply Have Too Much Time

____________________________________PRESBYTERIAN: When you rearrange the letters: BEST IN PRAYER____________________________________ASTRONOMER: When you rearrange the letters: MOON STARER____________________________________DESPERATION: When you rearrange the letters: A ROPE ENDS IT____________________________________THE EYES: When you rearrange the letters: THEY SEE____________________________________GEORGE BUSH: When you rearrange the letters: HE … Continue reading

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Human Meat Kebabs – How Hungry Could You Be?

It seems that the strangest news reports we hear about come from the Russian media. In this latest case, three homeless people have been arrested by Russian police under suspicion murdering and then eating a 25-year-old man. It is alleged … Continue reading

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