Month: May 2004

Touchdown!

Greetings from Los Angeles. A few good things worthy of mention during my journey here: Friendly airport staff (SG). I was greeted by the friendliest female security guard (who was incidentally of Amazonian proportions) and another ever-smiling official who inspected my check-in baggage. The new Singapore Airlines carriers. I flew straight from Singapore to LA …

Packing list

The weather is hotttt in sunny California. I have been warned of temperatures that even Singaporeans would melt under. While having lunch today I thought of some new items for my packing list, which was residing as a Word document on my PC. I keyed the new entries into my Nokia phone. When I got …

Democracy is…

Looking at reports on Sonia Gandhi’s victory, a few thoughts came to mind: India is the world’s largest democracy, with 675 million voters – twice the population of the USA. Yet it managed a 56% turnout. Needless to say, democracy in India is a huge, messy process. Votes from four seats are being recounted, but …

Broken link on Idol website

Yo people, wassup man! Is it just me, or is the Singapore Idol online application page, just not lookin’ groovy tonight? It’s like, broken! After checking the little box and hitting ‘Continue’, it kept on taking me to an error page. And it ain’t a browser problem dude, it was bad for both IE and …

Feed me

I just discovered that Yahoo allows users to import their favourite RSS feeds (beta), which will be displayed on their personalised homepage alongside the usual news headlines. Cool. In other news, Reuters have just announced they are publishing their headlines into RSS format as well. View the full list here. Not just that – they …