Clove Club, The

Clove Club, The

There is a major problem with expectation and hope.  It brings along sometime weighty baggage and makes things harder to achieve.  For example, just look across the pond at attempts to “make America great again”.  I wish them all well but if it was me, […]

Bun House

Bun House

At least they have an accurate name. As you might have deduced, they serve buns.  These are not the version that you might think would be found in the west but instead fluffy steamed Taiwanese versions.  As compared to Bao, which managed to so artfully […]

Boki

Boki

Many times I have moaned long and hard.  At times I implore the heavens as to why it decides to test me so.  As my friends might remark, I am getting rather good at that.  As they say, practice makes perfect.   Not that I’m implying […]

Where The Pancakes Are

Where The Pancakes Are

I did wonder if the name of this restaurant was to be an all purpose response to any question that you might be asked. Where’s John?   Where the pancakes are.   Where did you park the car? Where the pancakes are. Where did the accident happen? […]

Portland

Portland

When I was a kid, I quickly learnt that storming off in a tantrum rarely seemed to help me.  Screaming, shouting and trying to embarrass the parents would get me precisely nowhere.  In fact, it would be counterproductive as I would then be subject to […]