Monthly Archives: September 2009

Philippine Flood

I had no idea about the extent of the flooding in the Philippines due to a recent typhoon until I read the entries and saw some video clips from this blog, http://barriosiete.com. The blog also took the initiative to collect donations for the … Continue reading

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London Bridge Is Falling Down

London bridge is falling down, falling down, falling down. London bridge is falling down, my first lady. That’s how the song goes in a game that I used to play when I was a kid. I don’t exactly remember the … Continue reading

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Autumn Look

À la MJ. Talk about NOT caring about fashion. Well, at least I did not hurt my big head trying to fit that hat. LOL!

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Things We Take For Granted

Just came back from an after work drinks with some colleagues. During the night, I somehow got stucked into talking with Zorav, our newly arrived research fellow from Kurdistan, the autonomous region in northern Iraq. Zorav is a medical doctor sent to our … Continue reading

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Yoko! Jakamoko! Toto!

Yoko! Jakamoko! Toto! Yoko, jakamoko, toto. Yoko, jakamoko, toto. Yoko, jakamoko, toto… Repeat till eternity. Sorry, I’m suffering from a bad case of LSS*. Ps. Don’t ask me why I ended up watching this clip: *LSS-> Last Song Syndrome

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Be Happy With Your Job

Some people in other lines of work probably wished they had yours. Here are some forwarded pictures I found in my mail box today. 1. Elephant enema specialist 2. Deodorant testers 3. Stallion semen collector 4. Turd world electrician   … Continue reading

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Heidelberg = Gothenburg + Lund

Arriving at the Heidelberg train station from Frankfurt during my spring visit to the European Molecular Biology Lab, the first thing I noticed was its resemblance to Gothenburg’s central station. I was even more surprised when I stepped out of the station to see trams … Continue reading

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“How Do You Say Good Morning

In Chinese?” asked by someone in the lab as I was fetching my cup of coffee from the coffee dispenser early this morning. I was almost tempted to blurt out something unintelligible like “shing shang shong” or something like that but … Continue reading

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Necessity is the Mother of Invention

When the young dane Jens Kristian Andersen was on a Metallica concert in 2007, he saw how grown up men almost came to tears for waiting too long for their pints of beer. “The bar tenders simply cannot cope up with the demand … Continue reading

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When The Going Gets Tough

The tough go shopping! Yeah, you must have heard it before. But when I first heard it uttered by a lady friend when I was living in Tokyo gazillions of years ago, I thought the mantra applied only to women. I found out recently that … Continue reading

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