April 30, 2020

So as I’ve probably said before, I’ve now been in Singapore for many years, I think over ten, it’s getting blurry with days right now, so years? No chance. But about a week after I arrived, I’d been invited over to an Aussie mates house, now the Aussie in question, the...

February 17, 2020

So it’s happening, the spread of Wuhan flu, the coronavirus, novel coronavirus, number 73 on the menu, whatever you are calling it, it looks like it’s here to stay. In fact, they are currently trying to name it “A group of scientists say they are making this a priority...

September 18, 2019

Bhutan is famous for its government initiating its GNH, its Gross National Happiness index, this may feel like an alien ideology compared to what is happening elsewhere in the world, where people would just be happy if their governments just worked hard to represent th...

April 21, 2019

Singapore is very proud of its Zoo, and rightfully so. It is truly amazing, set in the Mandai region of Singapore Its a Zoo within a rain forest, please ignore the road that brings cars in and out of the zoo, I can imagine that its visitor numbers would diminish somewh...

April 6, 2019

Two countries, not so dissimilar in language and culture have both going through what you could describe as political upheaval recently, and it led me to think about a lesser known link in what has become to known as “the monkey trials”, both somewhat embarrassing mome...

March 30, 2019

Not another bloody blog. Seriously, everyone has one, everyone meaning probably less than 0.5% of the worlds population but that's probably 0.4999999% more than needed, as let's face it, not many people have interesting things to say. 

These days, if you write it down t...

January 17, 2019

So ill be upfront, I have a love affair with Texas, the place is so big its bonkers, “everything is bigger in Texas” is an understatement, the place is soooooooo big, gas station with 100 pumps, check, 26 lane highway, check, seriously, 26 lanes! wtf. If Texas annexed...

November 7, 2018

So, not a clue what time it was, but it was early, one am, two am, whatever, the process is always the same. The wife gets up, probably to pee, walks the standard Singaporean narrow trench between the bed and the wardrobe, and hits my foot, which, is always sticking ou...

August 11, 2018

Recently I was chatting to friends about rice cookers, as you do, they were telling me about the time they were cooking dinner when they were first dating, he had said, you can do the rice, she was Canadian Vietnamese, ok, where's the rice cooker, what's a rice cooker,...

July 10, 2018

Now I've just finished reading an article about how men hide behind a wall of banter, how they use humour to hide their inner feelings, how they bottle it up and don't show weakness.

Now, usually I would have bypassed an article like this, I'm British, we don't have fee...

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