Tag Archives: lifestyle

Some things I have given up

Jaywalking Because you can’t beat the Ferrari Train service Anytime someone tries to juxtapose “train” and “service” in the same sentence, I’m gonna beat the shit out of him/her. Reading the Straits Times Because the crap printed on those pages insults the trees that died in vain Real social interaction Because everyone prefers to talk… Read More »

10 things I’ll miss about Hong Kong

So I’ve left Hong Kong before the 7-year itch bit me. Here are 10 things I’ll miss about the territory. 1. Cantonese2. Winter3. Trams (or “ding ding” as the locals called it) – HK$2.30 gets you anywhere on the line in HK island.4. Getting to the other side of the Victoria Harbour via ferry5. Standing… Read More »

Bet hair day

When you walk into a hair salon for the first time, which hair stylist should you choose? Go for the one with the worst haircut. Because whoever cuts his hair is not him, so assuming they cut each other’s hair, you’ll at least be assured that you won’t choose the one whose skill sucks. Related… Read More »

Porn stats – go figure!

Given the numbers, you would think this is a lucrative business to be in. The downside is, many people have the same thoughts. Related stuff:Creative censorshipPorn comediesI know it’s pornography when I see it Technorati Tags: porn pornography statistics internet OnlineSchools Help spread the word!

Show(er) me the money

The concept of the sing-along passed the craze status years ago, and is now an accepted fixture in public entertainment. But check out how the fithy rich in the Gulf are reinventing the karaoke phenomenon. Could this survive the flash-fire popularity of short-lived fads? Technorati Tags: KTV karaoke Gulf filthy rich money Help spread the… Read More »

Got milk? No thanks!

If you want to avoid breast cancer, give up dairy products. That’s according to professor Jane Plant, author of Your Life in Your Hands, who battled the so-called “middle-class disease” and won. Professor Plant (quite an apt surname for someone who advocates a non-dairy diet) believes that the link between dairy produce and breast cancer… Read More »