Tales of a Traveller Named Mohammed

Over the past year I’ve had several people tell me that a disproportionate amount of crazy things happen to me. I’ve even had a few people say that the universe puts me in… Continue reading

Why You Shouldn’t Get a Job

When you graduate from college the first thing you think of is getting a job. You put on fancy clothes and go to interviews. You answer questions about where you see yourself in… Continue reading

How to Be a Terrible Airline Passenger

While I don’t advocate pissing off people who are responsible for your safety in the sky, I cannot say the same for others who have been on my flights. Here are 10 simple… Continue reading

Confessions of a Former Teenager

As someone who used to be a teenager, I recognise that the teenage years are when the average person is devoid of rationality. The combination of being prone to doing stupid things and… Continue reading

10 Ways to Annoy a Vegetarian

Due my close proximity with so many vegetarians I’ve learned that it is relatively easy to piss them off. Here are 10 simple ways. (Disclaimer: Vegetarians are lot more comfortable with violence than… Continue reading

The Middle Seat Experience

Ask any aeroplane passenger about their seating preference and they will either say window or aisle. While I suspect most people enjoy the middle seat even less than the musical works of Justin… Continue reading

4 Phases Every Blogger Experiences

Before my first post, I thought writing was all you needed to do to run a blog. Perhaps it is enough to run a blog, but it’s certainly not enough to run a… Continue reading

The Imaginary Personal Space Conundrum

Sometimes I feel like the universe likes to test my patience by putting me in close proximity with people who have a very different concept of personal space. The lady on the bus… Continue reading

Life Before Google

I went to school at a time when you needed encyclopedias to do research projects. You had to trust that the information hadn’t changed since the textbook was published. My social studies textbooks… Continue reading

Why I Wish Grocery Shopping Was Taught at College

When I went grocery shopping as an adolescent, my mother handed me a list and exact change. While this system worked well for her, it left me inept as a college student. Living… Continue reading

The Secret to Understanding Women

There are plenty of men who say they don’t understand women.  We are probably in agreement about the fact that women (just like men) don’t like being creeped out. Of course, it’s important… Continue reading

“Waiter there is a fly in my soup” “That’s stew, not soup”

While I’m no stranger to less than perfect restaurant experiences I usually don’t say anything because it doesn’t seem particularly clever to annoy the person who is handling your food. Unless of course… Continue reading