Stumbling upon an article from Tim Ferris on being a Jack of All Trades, reminded me about my decision to become a generalist a few years back. I can’t quite recall whether it was after reading a Robert Kiyosaki book, or the 4-hour Work Week, or something else, but I did make the decision, and… Continue reading On being a Jack of All Trades
When Phadendra Kumar Shrestha heard about the cupboardful of abandoned passports, he knew he was in trouble. The 27-year-old migrant worker from Sindhuli district, Nepal, had travelled to Malaysia on the promise of a salary more than double what he could ever hope to earn at home, but the contents of the cupboard made him… Continue reading On migrant workers
This is a story that I read in a book somewhere. I can’t recall which book it was, but it’s a story that has stuck with me, and understanding it just makes me want to scream in frustration even more in this jail cell of modern society. I managed to find a version of it… Continue reading The story of the Mexican fisherman
via ParisLemon Unfortunately this is how most modern families are nowadays. We need to learn to disconnect ourselves from our gadgets and distractions.
A good friend gave me his Targus sling bag a while ago. The bag was in perfect condition, except that the plastic on zipper pulls were breaking, most likely due to age or a design defect. I didn’t bother too much about it for a long time, but after a while the lack of something… Continue reading DIY GoRuck style zippers