Category: faux pas

Accent of a woman

Don’t you love accents? Those cute little biological markers embedded in your voice which stamp the rough return address for a lot of people. You can tell a lot from someone’s accent. Accents add character. Sometimes, a bit too much character, which is why they are shortcuts used by lazy screenwriters...

Knocking on Hamish’s Dome

I don’t know if there are people who enjoy visits to the barber. Statistically, I guess there would be some who do – people who revel in the wonderful world of styling, who keep up with the latest fashion trends for the neck up. I am not one to judge – It...

All Growed Up

Growing old is inevitable. But growing up is a choice. Not my own – somebody wise said that. I simply endorse the view. It makes sense, you know. But it’s hardly new knowledge. Not a day goes by without someone or the other telling me to grow up. It’s quite...

Resolute Resolution

I was fishing around for an idea for a blog article, when my friends suggested that I write about my New Year’s resolution. They said it’s usually written towards the last day of December, but hey, better late than never. They advised that the key is to keep things realistic...

Cutting Edge Developments

The human population is so diverse that no single means of classification can do any group justice. Classifying people on their inclination to get haircuts is as good a rationale as any. You can observe that within the male audience, there are people who like to keep neatly trimmed, perfectly...

Travel Guide – Episode 4 – Singapore: A ‘lifting’ experience

By all accounts, it was a brief trip. Even Charles Dickens would have said “It was the briefest of trips, it was the longest of … hell, who are we kidding. It was a short trip.” Leading travel writers would be quick to declare that spending two days in Singapore...

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