May 2007

On The Lot – Dust is Settling Down

(Day 38 in Kabul)

(Picture source: http://www.thelot.com)

After a “wild wild ride” last few weeks, we are finally settling down to the normal routine of a “reality show”.

This time, the series fared better – proper introduction of the contestants, judges and the films itself. It is interesting to see the contestants’ films under “Comedy Short” theme (must be an one minute film).… [Click to read the rest] “On The Lot – Dust is Settling Down”

Wrapping Up

(Day 37 in Kabul)

6th June – seems to be the light at the end of the tunnel and hopefully it is the day to say goodbye Kabul (and fly back to Dubai) – our home for more than a month now. The work in Kabul is still on-going and some of the guys are staying on to complete it but as far as I am concerned, my work is almost completed.… [Click to read the rest] “Wrapping Up”

Police’s Buggy Plan

 

(Picture source: http://www.ci.bothell.wa.us)

It does not take long for someone to come up with stupid and wasteful ideas – where else but in Malaysia.

After reading Patrick Teoh’s piece on the police’s “cockamimmie idea” to use golf buggies to patrol the street, I could not shrug off the feeling that sometimes the police or “someone” who is representing the police can come up such a stupid, wastage, fucked-up idea to cheat the tax-payers (with all due respect to the buggy manufacturer, this post is not about you but rather about the police and the use of buggies).… [Click to read the rest] “Police’s Buggy Plan”