April 15, 2008 | life

ATM Etiquette

The other day, in the last ten minutes of my lunch break, I had to hit up the ATM before dashing back to work. I got there and there was a line, but I calculated that if all moved along swiftly, I’d have cash in my pocket and be back at work in time to...

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April 14, 2008 | life

A Sham of a Mockery of a Mockery of a Sham

Strange things are afoot in Blighty my friends. And it comes in the form of one of the weirdest family sagas that side of the pond has probably ever seen.   It all started in February when nine year old school girl, Shannon Matthews went missing and an intense 3 week search began for the...

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April 9, 2008 | life

Things Which Must Stop – The Language Edition

Think outside the box The annoyance of job seekers everywhere, ‘think outside the box’ is probably the most overused phrase in want ads. What box are we talking about? Where is this ominous box and why is it assumed that we’re all in it? Is it cardboard? Or one of those nice Ikea plastic ones?...

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April 8, 2008 | life

Face Off

Sweet baby Jesus! This ain’t right people! It ain’t right, I tell ya!   This kid in India was born with two faces – yes, two sets of eyes, two noses, two sets of lips. And the parents don’t intend to get the kid any kind of surgery to correct it. They believe she is...

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April 7, 2008 | life

London Gets Gangsta

Yesterday, the city of London did its best to extinguish the olympic torch on the UK leg of of the quest to get that bitch to China. With all the protests about human rights violations in China, seeing if the torch actually makes it to the destination has become an olympic event in itself.  ...

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April 3, 2008 | fashion

I Love Everything About You!

Like any woman, I love being complimented. But how much is too much? It’s a thin line between ‘I like your dress’ and ‘I want you to have my children’, you know what I’m saying? What you might perceive as the most innocent of comments can take you from ‘cool chick’ to ‘stalker bitch’ in...

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April 1, 2008 | life

The Confessional

It was time for me to get some things off my chest again, so I paid a visit to Father McBangs for confession. Me: Wassup Father. Heavens to Betsy, have I sinned! It’s been about a month since I was last up in here. Father McBangs: Sussudio girl? Me: Awww, you remembered? I’m touched! Father...

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April 1, 2008 | relationships

Don't Want No Short Man

John McCain can’t win the US presidential election. You know why? Because he’s short. Short men are the worst. Any woman who’s ever dated a short dude knows what I’m talking about.   It’s the Napoleon Syndrome.   Short men have the intense need to prove themselves in any and every way possible. They always...

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March 19, 2008 | life

The Kindness of Strangers

This English guy, set out on a mission to walk to India with no money, relying purely on the kindness of strangers for food and shelter. But he quit after he got to Calais in France, blaming the language barrier. Apparently, because he doesn’t parlez the francais, people thought he was just freeloading. Well, my...

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March 16, 2008 | life

Packing Up and Shipping Out

I’ve moved more than 15 times in my life and considering I hate the process so much, you’d think I’d just stay in one place for longer. I am about to move again next week and as I’m entrenched deep within the packing process, I thought I’d share with you the top ten things I...

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