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Say It With Your Chest!

It’s an admirable to be confident, however confidence without wisdom is foolishness.

So here goes a series of foolish confidence

  1. About 4 years ago, one of the security guards in my house thought it wise to profess his undying love for me!
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Career of the Week- Ore Sonola, Maid Whisperer

Self-described maid whisperer Ore Sonola holds a degree in Biochemistry from the University of Ilorin, and spent 4 years as a relationship manager with United Bank for Africa before switching to her current career in 2015. 83 more words

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One thirsty fellow's scheme for 'raising the wind'.

Vauxhall Bridge c.1829

James Edwards was a man with a tremendously large thirst but very small funds. In early 1854 he came up with a cunning plan to cash in on what may have been a fairly common practice. 343 more words

Jam karet (rubber time)

In many ways the Indonesian perspective of jam karet is a small reminder that we a living in a country with many different customs, habits, norms and values than those of home. 363 more words

Trailing Spouse

Pembantus (helper)

Indonesian culture has a long history of employing domestic staff within Indonesian and expat homes.  The term ‘pembantu’ is derived from the term ‘bantu’ meaning ‘help’ and I tell you that our pembantu (Ibu A) is more than ‘help’ she is a godsend. 390 more words

Trailing Spouse