The Ground Began To Shake

A chicken and a pig were talking. The chicken says, "Hey! We should totally open a restaurant!" To which the pig replies, "Totally! What should we name it?". "Ham and eggs" says the chicken. The excitement falls from the pig's face and he declines the idea of the restaurant altogether. "Why not?" whines the chicken. "Because [...]

Tears Of A Spoilt Brat

There's a joke that the Chinese ideogram for 'peace' is a woman under one roof (安), and the ideogram for 'trouble' is two women under one roof. There once lived a man with two wives. One wife was barren while his second wife gave him many sons and daughters. The first wife, whose name was [...]

Welcome To The New Age

It's a new dawn, it's a new day, it's a new life for me, and I'm feeling good. Michael Bublé Hey, is anyone else feeling chilly? Today I will vote because it is my constitutional right. I will vote for the government that promotes accountability, transparency, good financial management and TLC for it's people. Even [...]

The Quick Brown Fox

I want the answer. I want the answer to the why's. I want the answers to the how's. But it looks like I'm getting neither. There's a story about Israeli slaves kidnapped from their families forced to work in the rural turquoise mines between Egypt and Mount Sinai. The slaves were beaten and tortured and [...]

Unlimited Quota

For the longest time I couldn't understand the difference between Assets and Expenses. Or any accounting concept for that matter. But I had the most patient Accounting tutor in the world who would gently give me an explanation, even if every week I asked him the same question. Granted, his patience didn't stop me from feeling like [...]