Posts tagged with "tv"



08. November 2016
My daughter had a phase when she told jokes all the time. “Mummy I have a new joke!” she would announce whenever I picked her from school. On the drive home, I would be bombarded with all kinds of jokes. What was interesting was that, she didn’t care whether I laughed or not. She was always so busy laughing at her own jokes that I eventually started laughing at how she was laughing. Whenever I watch Trevor Noah, I am always reminded of that phase. Like my daughter, he gives me a feeling...
28. September 2015
You probably have been asked this question. ‘Where do you come from?’ Sometimes the person asking is just curious. Friendly curious. Maybe they like your eyes. Or your voice or better still, your long neck. But this is not always the case. The question ‘where do you come from’ is often a loaded question. An acquaintance recently lamented how people automatically reach for their car keys as soon as he tells them that he is from Poland. (There is a long running joke/prejudice in Germany...
29. May 2015
“Self-pity is the worst possible emotion anyone can have. And the most destructive.”Stephen Fry English comedian,writer,presenter and activist. No wiser words have been spoken before. Most of us have experienced those moments. The moments when the universe seems to be directly conspiring against us. It could be small things;your dog is sick, you have a horrible tooth-ache, someone beat you to a parking spot. But sometimes,it could be pretty huge;a serious illness, bankruptcy,losing a loved...
08. August 2014
Interesting take on a never ending topic…