100 Happy Days Challenge – Cynic Edition

I’ve been inspired to participate the #100HappyDays challenge. This international social media experiment that challenges individuals to find something to be happy about for 100 days in a row. Learn more about it… Continue reading

7 New Year’s Resolutions for Commuters

Every year people make New Year’s resolutions like going to the gym regularly or quitting smoking. While these resolutions are fine, I have a few suggestions for the people who take public transportation… Continue reading

How to Piss Off a Canadian

Rumour has it that Canadians are always polite and apologetic. Some might say Canadians will apologise to you for being in the way if you run over their foot with your car. In… Continue reading

The Trouble with Being a Writer

Most people who aren’t accountants don’t think they are. Most people who aren’t architects don’t think they are. In fact, the same can be said of most professions. Somehow though, people who are… Continue reading

9 Facebook Habits That Need to Stop

There may not be official etiquette for Facebook but there are some posts that are slowly killing souls of normal people. 1.‘97% of people don’t stop to think about victims of cancer. Repost… Continue reading

The Traveller Quiz

When on vacation you meet different types of travellers, some who you keep talking to and some who you keep talking about. Take this quiz and find out which kind of traveller you… Continue reading

First World Travel Problems

Vacation is possibly the nicest word in the English language. Okay, it’s a nice word when it comes to your own vacation, but perhaps a little less pleasant when your colleague wants to… Continue reading

Why Chain Letters Are Created

Chain letters have been a nuisance to society for years. I can understand the rationale behind passing them on. Gullible people don’t have much to lose, aside from perhaps a few minutes of… Continue reading

Conversations with Customer Service

Anyone who lives in the UAE can attest to the fact that customer service is usually far from exemplary. While I suspect customer service is a problem in many countries, conversations with customer… Continue reading

If You Remember These Gadgets, Your Childhood is Probably Over

Age is a nasty habit of sneaking up on you. One moment you are wondering if grade 7 will ever end and the next moment you can’t believe that people 10 years younger… Continue reading

10 Kinds of Annoying People

Cats and dogs make more sense than most people I know. Yes even those cats who try to eat your green peppers until you actually put it in their bowl. Then they want… Continue reading

The Perils of Being a Female Shopper

Men have it a lot easier when it comes to clothing. They can wear a dress shirt to work, a wedding, a club or even to the park. Women cannot get away with… Continue reading