Sunday, September 23, 2018

Korean Celebrity Arrested for Drunk Driving: Claims Mistaken Identity

South Korean comedian and television presenter Noh Hong-chul has been arrested in Southern Seoul for drunk driving, the Korea Times reported today. 'I'm not that...

Once more for The Local

  Ok, so it’s been over a week now since I’ve been to the pub, and there can only be one person to blame. No,...

Kuwait Unveils Revolutionary new Gaydar Technology

There are currently over 70 countries in which acts of homosexuality are a criminal offence (largely in Africa, the Middle East and southern Asia),...

Conversations with Students

I recently became a member of my class' whatsapp group where I get some weird and funny stuff sometimes, about all sorts of things....

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“Are you decent?” my wife yelled from the front door. This isn’t an unusual question when she turns up at home with company, and fair...

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I had a White People Problem in Africa

I finally stepped out of the airport, breathed the fresh air and looked up at big, blue African skies. Three seconds later I lowered my gaze and...

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It may not shock to hear that life in the Middle east is a touch different to that in the west. We all know...

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