May 28, 2023

“Oh. He’s an American.”

If sometimes, weighed down with the complexities of their empire now we British have given it up or had it taken away (by the Americans), I wonder if America could be freedom’s fading star? However, the nation is so young it still doesn’t recognise the existence of Americans. Even the Indians don’t completely get the […]

I hate dentists

I hate to go to the dentist. When I was young, they used to lie to me to get me there. Of course once I knew what was happening I would throw a crying fit in the car, in the elevator on the way up to the office, in the waiting room, in the dentist’s […]

IDs, badges and cards: Do we really need them?

“Excuse me miss, do you have any ID?” How many times in your life have you been asked that?  In my youth – never except when I went to a nightclub. Now, its common place. IDs are significant to the society. They are used to identify each person from his office, school, and country. I […]

Embroidery Part 2: Education is the Key

I had to leave the Cayman Islands to do some research on a story I wanted to write and was staying near Edinburg, Scotland. Before I departed I found that there were embroidery classes to be had in the area where I had my lodgings. So, I took my embroidery machine with me. I went […]

Are there angels around us?

Are there really angels around us? Yes. The room you are in is filled with angels! The next room you go to will be filled with angels and angels will be at your side with every step you take today. The angels are with us and are eager to help us. How do I know […]

A tattoo is forever on mummy

Disemboweled and decorated with scarlet paint, a number of tattoos were discovered recently on a mummified Mayan female in Guatemala’s northern jungle next to carved stucco panels depicting gods, cosmic monsters and serpents. Archaeologists said the panoramic tattoos were estimated to be almost two thousand years old. Ecstatic at the discovery, tattoo artists immediately cited […]

Alarm Systems

Security systems do deter a burglar from breaking into your house. However, If someone wants to get into your house bad enough, they will find a way to do it. The trick is to make it as difficult as possible so he finds an easier target. The ‘professional’ burglars are aware of the different types […]

All men are not created equal

I’ve talked before about nonsensical ideas we repeat as mantra – “Sticks and stones can break my bones, but words can never hurt me”and “Time heals all wounds” are two of them.  There’s another one, an American favourite, floated on momentous occasions: “We hold these truths to be self-evident; that all men are created equal.”  […]

Addicted to gambling

Casino gambling, sports betting, lottery and bingo playing is enjoyed by many whilst for others it as an addictive and distractive habit. The uncontrollable urge to gamble despite the destructive effect it has on your life is defined as pathological gambling. Answer these questions:- 1) Do you gamble until your last penny runs out? 2) […]

Mens Watches

Apart from telling him what time it is, a watch also indicates the personality as well as the stature of a man. Men’s watches have also become fashion items, as many guys show off their personality and preferences through wearing of certain watches. Men’s watches can serve a variety of purposes. They tell time, often […]