“To lose one parent, Mr Worthing, may be regarded as a misfortune. To lose both looks like carelessness.” So spoke caustic Lady Bracknell in Oscar Wilde’s The Importance Of Being Earnest. To paraphrase the great Wilde, “To lose one iPhone may be regarded as a misfortune. To lose two looks like carelessness.” I am guilty [...]
Shopping for lucky bags used to mean making a leisurely trip to one’s favourite store, picking out a bag from among many, and going home to find out what’s in it. These days, many stores advertise the contents of their lucky bags well in advance – a surefire way of not only drawing shoppers to their stores, but also tempting shoppers to grab as many lucky bags as they can afford.
Traffic jam in Bangkok is as formidable as it gets: One resident I spoke to recently spent a butt-numbing half an hour trying to get to the street level from a shopping centre’s third floor carpark.
WASHINGTON - Oh, to be a fly on the wall in Republican presidential challenger Mitt Romney’s Denver hotel room tonight. And if I were to spy some form of pharmaceutical sleep aid in his suite, I wouldn’t hold it against him one bit. Tomorrow evening (Thursday morning in Singapore), Mr Romney will face what pundits [...]