Once upon a time, in a village far far away, there lived a man by the name of Farmer Cheng Hu. Farmer Cheng Hu had two sons, they were Ah Beng and Ah Seng. Both boys were not particularly strong or talented, but they were Farmer Cheng Hu’s flesh and blood. They worked hard on… Continue reading
Who can imagine that a hat like that could go so well with a dress like this? Some eye candy from Dewdrop Publications to ease your moody Monday blues.
Back in the 90s, I could tell which Mandarin song was being played after just hearing the first few notes of the introduction. Nowadays, I have pretty much lost touch with the music scene. Needless to say, many of the younger singers are total strangers to me. This evening, while I was dining at an… Continue reading
Mr. Surapong Amornpat, 67, and Ms. Somchintra Amornpat, 59, lodged complaints with the police in Bangkok’s Pravet district yesterday, urging police to take legal action against their daughter, Ms. Chatvadee Amornpat, 34, who is currently residing in London, UK. According to Mr. Surapong and Ms. Somchintra, Ms. Chatvadee has repeatedly insulted the monarchy on social… Continue reading
So what’s new? It’s Good Friday and I’m just back from my son’s school expedition to Gunung Lambak and two tragedies greeted me. South Korean ferry Sewol, a massive 5-storey vessel listed violently and capsized and sank on its way from Incheon to Jeju Island, the dream destination for couples hooked on Korean romance. On… Continue reading
It’s another Moody Monday. We not only feel your pain, we would like to share something that might soothe it. Photos by Taiwanese photographer Tiger Ko.
When trains get uncomfortably crowded, there can be two main reasons. 1) Too many passengers and not enough space on trains. 2) Passengers are occupying too much personal space. In the real world, it’s usually a combination of both reasons. We’ve seen how some couples push a baby’s pram loaded with groceries onto the train.… Continue reading
Last night, my son asked me to explain the meaning of the phrase “succeeded more than expected”. He came across that phrase while reading the newsPAPer. I thought for a while, then presented him with a couple of scenarios. You plant apples. The harvest turned out to be better than expected. You’re drowning in apples.… Continue reading