Tag Archive: Humor

My Opinion on Opinions

There are some situations in which you will accept that someone has a different opinion from you, and there are some situations where you will do your best to convince someone else that… Continue reading

Are You Licensed to Ride the Bus?

In order to drive a car, you have to take lessons and pass a test. I strongly believe that transit users should also be subject to rigorous testing, because they too can be… Continue reading

If you’re the waiter, why am I the one waiting?

I never understood why some restaurants prefer that their waiters memorize your order rather than write it down. Choosing to write or not write down my order or not doesn’t affect your tip.… Continue reading

Why Did the Zebra Cross the Road?

Just before my safari trip to Kenya, my friends and colleagues felt the need to share their unsolicited warnings and comments with me. So courtesy of their ‘kind’ words,here is a list of… Continue reading

Has Childhood Fun Been Tossed Out the Window?

Children of today have iPods, computers and smartphones to keep them entertained. In my younger days we were forced to find cheaper means of entertainment. Activities like reading books or playing football. And… Continue reading

Does your company offer good company?

Given that I spend most of my waking hours alongside my co-workers, I’m quite thankful that they are a pleasant bunch to work with. Except when someone sings along to Taylor Swift. There… Continue reading

Was it God Who Let the Dogs Out?

Prayer works well for some, not so well for others, and a little too well for certain people. You are probably wondering how prayer can work too well. I wondered the same thing… Continue reading

Charity Doesn’t Begin at a Marathon Start Line

I often hear about people running a marathon or climbing a mountain to raise money for a good cause. While charity and fitness are both great, I cannot see the connection between the… Continue reading

Why Janes and Jims are Less Prone to Trouble

I find that some people tend to struggle with my foreign sounding name. Usually when I think I’m not going to meet someone again, I give them a fake name. Not because I… Continue reading

The Indian Airport Chronicles – Delhi Edition

Travelling in India is not for the faint-hearted. Yes it’s a beautiful country with lots of wonderful things. However, if you are not Indian you may well be holding a sign that reads… Continue reading

Dubai: The City of… Cities?

Many of the newer regions in Dubai have the word ‘city’ attached to them. Personally I’m not sure if the person naming these places truly understands the definition of the word ‘city’. Or… Continue reading

Public transport could be improved by removing the public

Anybody who uses public transportation on a regular basis knows some spots are more strategic or comfortable than others. For a long journey you will ideally find a spot where you have something… Continue reading