Monthly Archives: February 2013

It’s disturbing – the bunch of leaders who are managing Bogotá

Some of you may know from my previous post that the intelligent mayor of Bogotá came up with a great idea to terminate the contracts with the specialist rubbish collection companies. Instead, he adopted a ‘DIY’ approach to rubbish collection just one week before Christmas in 2012. With no skills, tools or the right people, the government […]

Colombian terrorists

Many of you may have heard of the FARC – the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. For those who haven’t, they are the biggest guerrilla group that is made up of a bunch of 9,000 rural peasants who have terrorised Colombia in the past 50 years. Their Marxist hatred of bourgeois is their excuse for their prolonged […]

Paranormal Activity in Bogotá..

You know they say that electronic equipment like phones and internet modems interfere with your brain waves and can cause irreversible damages? Well, I’m not a zealot but sometimes it’s better to be a believer than not, especially when you have nothing to lose.. I diligently switch off the internet router every night before going […]

The latest music obsession in Colombia!

Colombians love their music. In fact, it may be one of the main reasons behind their consistent top position on the world’s happiest countries list. Their love of music isn’t only confined to native talents. They listen to all sorts (er, perhaps not Chinese yet). You already know from my previous post that PSY’s Gangnam […]

DOS in garages!

    The other day I went to the garage for a car check. The garage looked organised and had clearly labeled stations for cars with different problems. We parked the car in the middle of the garage so that the technician can check the car. He brought out a rod that appeared to have […]