Hitting Palace’s Fan

Money is everywhere to spend but almost none for the taxpayers

(The current palace is already looking majestic and we have already spent millions on it but we went ahead to construct a new palace. We end up looking like dungus but what the heck, we been in that situation before.[Click to read the rest] “Hitting Palace’s Fan”

Attitude 101: Being Polite Part 2

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(Polite customer – does it sounds familiar? Cartoon source: http://www.whalecottage.com)

I still recall stand-up comedian Kumar’s joke – when he walked into a high-class boutique, the salesgirl looked at him from head to toe with a puzzled face that asked: “do you have money to buy things?”

He, of course, got annoyed with the treatment that he got from the salesgirl that he proceeded to buy something very expensive and paid for it with coins.… [Click to read the rest] “Attitude 101: Being Polite Part 2”

Attitude 101: Being Polite Part 1

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(How often you have impatient & impolite people behind the counter treating you like you owe them something?)

Just the other day, I watched the movie “Invictus” and noticed that Nelson Mandela (excellently acted by Morgan Freeman) was a very polite man. He was courteous and well mannered even to his “ex-enemies”.… [Click to read the rest] “Attitude 101: Being Polite Part 1”

Tamil Movie Review: Usual Confusing Mani Ratnam’s Raavanan 2010

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(The movie poster looks impressive and the trailer somehow entices us to go to the cinema and get the whole “picture” but that is about it. Poster source: Wikipedia)

This has to be one of the most anticipated Tamil movies for the year 2010 but there is a big problem.… [Click to read the rest] “Tamil Movie Review: Usual Confusing Mani Ratnam’s Raavanan 2010”

Doing Up Series

(Steve Job’s same style of shirt, jeans and shoes over the years – this looks like a series too. Image source: http://www.fastcompany.com)

Well, sometimes I am full of creativity juice that I can write a lot – simple “yes or no” email ends up becoming one page detail analysis. I do try to keep things simple and easy but once I get too excited, I do tend to forget to limit my words.… [Click to read the rest] “Doing Up Series”

United for what?

Oh, MIC still alive, ah?

(It is better for us if we are more united as a country instead as a specific race, controlled by political party. Image source: http://www.archives.gov)

Frankly I have not been following up on MIC lately – after all, it is nothing but a “gone with the wind”, one man show political party.… [Click to read the rest] “United for what?”

PR’s Shadow Cabinet

How interesting to see something brilliant from someone who is no longer in a position to make a real difference

(Wonders will happen if shadow cabinet is made of superheroes! Image source: http://wikimedia.org)

Something interesting from Khairy couple days ago:-

Umno Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin said that he will endorse any institutional reform to support allocation of funds to a structured Pakatan Rakyat shadow Cabinet, if it was formed.

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Toy Story 3

We’ve done our duty. Andy’s grown up (Andy’s soldier toys before parachuting out from the Andy’s room window)

(Can you identify the new toys in this latest sequel? There are evil ones in the bunch. Poster source: www.comingsoon.net)

When Toy Story 3 was first mentioned on TV, one of the very first people to take note of it was my son.… [Click to read the rest] “Toy Story 3”

Trip to Amazing Chennai 2010: Part 7 – Visit To A Historical Temple

(One of the things to do in Chennai is to visit an ancient temple and we indeed managed to get this done. The main entrance to the 300 plus years old temple – Click for higher resolution photo here)

A trip to India will not be complete without a trip to the majestic and historical temples, right?… [Click to read the rest] “Trip to Amazing Chennai 2010: Part 7 – Visit To A Historical Temple”

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