Kickstart Them When They’re Down

A once in a lifetime opportunity. This promise is so worn out. But there are still genuine once in a lifetime opportunities. You can find many of them on crowd-funding websites such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo. The opportunities on these sites are a gamble. Some of the projects never deliver. Others deliver very late. ThenContinue reading “Kickstart Them When They’re Down”

Making Oscar the Grouch Proud

What bin do you have in your kitchen? Up until a year ago, I had a push bin. When holding something in my hand, I couldn’t easily open it. It sounds like a silly problem to have, I know. But obviously it’s a common one, or we wouldn’t have had paddle bins. The main problemContinue reading “Making Oscar the Grouch Proud”

People All Over the World, Join Paper

Sometimes you want to keep a pile of paper sheets together. And sometimes you can’t help but wonder why stapling a few sheets together is so hard. I still remember the school secretary applying her full body weight to staple our exams. When it comes to small expenses, I prefer to invest a little moreContinue reading “People All Over the World, Join Paper”

My International Connections

I believe there is not a single person in the world today that travels without electronic devices. Whether it’s a mobile phone, a tablet or a laptop. Some would carry all three, and maybe other devices, too. And, with no exception, at some point these devices need charging. This is where the trouble starts. ThereContinue reading “My International Connections”

I Got Chills, They’re Multiplying

Lying in bed, feeling like life was sucked out of your body. You know you’re not well. Time to check your temperature. Who’s the evil sadist that came up with the idea of an instrument you have to stick under your tongue? And then you have you keep it there for a whole minute… Well,Continue reading “I Got Chills, They’re Multiplying”

The Sound of Silence

Before the pandemic, I used to commute on a daily basis. I also travelled a few times a year. I like reading when I travel. I find it to be the best use of my time. It’s an opportunity to improve myself while waiting to arrive at my destination. One thing I found challenging whenContinue reading “The Sound of Silence”