I've posted about the funny store names in Dubai, now it's time for Manila to shine! 1. Elizabeth Tailoring 2. Christopher Plumbing 3. Anita Bakery 4. Doris Day and Night (a 24H cafeteria) 5. Goldirocks (a sand and gravel supplier) 6. Felix the Cut (children's hair salon) 7. Curl up and Dye (a ladies salon) … Continue reading Store names seen in Manila
After two years of shouting trivia answers inside the car while listening to a radio contest, I finally had the guts to call in and join on the first day of the challenge, last Sunday. Here are some notable things I learned this week during my radio challenge: 1. Radio calls are exciting - Getting … Continue reading Things I learned through a radio contest
I was shocked to know that there's no more Thursday Thirteen (more shocked when I found out the site do not even exist anymore). While I am sad because it's my favorite meme and I look forward to it every week, I can understand how it must be hard for the TT moderators to maintain … Continue reading How would the boss describe you?
On this day, I remember my Christmas pasts... 1. 1981 - I was 5 years old and we just moved in to a new city. Everything looked bright and different. I remember being so happy after given miniature dolls by my parents. I also remember the big fight I had with my younger brother (3 … Continue reading 13 Memorable Christmasses
The serious lack of time (so busy at work and other gigs) made me brew up this TT in less than 10 minutes! I am so unprepared this week! Here are numbers and their corresponding association with me: 1 - I have one daughter. 2 - The number of years living in Dubai 3 - … Continue reading the numbers 1-13 and me
Mix English and Hindi/Tamil (a language spoken by a very large population of Indians living in Dubai) and you get an interesting version of English. I hear/see these phrases on a daily basis. 1. What is your good name? - I was asked of my name in this manner during my first day of work. … Continue reading What they’re talkin
Thursday Thirteen banner courtesy of Samulli 1. Rainbow Color Separation Services - poor rainbows! 2. Al Boom Gas Company - they better not explode!! 3. Al Sharq Pet Shop - where they also sell non-shark pets 4. Talent Secretarial Services - they've got talent, they say! 5. Excellent Men's Saloon - a Salon! 6. Quick Hands … Continue reading Real, funny store names found in Dubai
I received lots of comments in my Bloggy Giveaways Carnival post, after asking what's on top of their Christmas wish lists. It has been a fascinating week for me being able to read everyone else's list items. Here's the top 13: 1. A Wii 2. A Camera or video recorder 3. A Kindle 4. A … Continue reading What’s on their list
Thanks to Samulli for the beautiful TT banner. How do you fill a mall with an area equivalent to 50 soccer pitches? Here's what's inside the Dubai Mall: 1. Dubai Ice Rink- Olympic sized ice rink offering various learn to skate programs. It will host international ice hockey contests. The rink also doubles as a … Continue reading What’s inside the Dubai Mall?
Fab autumn T13 banner courtesy of Samulli 1. 40% of McDonald's profits come from the sales of Happy Meals 2. A raisin dropped in a glass of fresh champagne will bounce up and down continuously from the bottom of the glass to the top. (I bet you'll try this tonight) 3. Money isn't made out … Continue reading Things you probably didn’t know