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Bohemian Rhapsody

December 27, 2018

The cinema at KLCC Suria was stomping with “We Will We Will Rock You’… not literally though. I was on a recent trip to Kuala Lumpur and what better way to watch the much-talked-about movie — at the Petronas Tower, capturing the spires of the twin-tower and feeling on top of the world! Bohemian Rhapsody […]

Less is More

December 13, 2018

Simplifying our life can be therapeutic – it presents a new viewpoint of life. “Simplicity” gives meanings which are poles apart depending on who decodes it. To some, simplicity is splendour, purity and clarity while others may hold opposing views. To them, it may mean inadequacy or a deficit to what is desired. To each […]

Appreciation of Hard Work

December 5, 2018

The Jolly Good Times brings you inspirational stories which have been told many times but they never fail to warm our hearts each time … After completing his MBA, Rajesh applied for a managerial position at an MNC. He sailed through the aptitude test and the first interview with much ease. He had only one […]

Terminator to Governator

November 30, 2018

“I wasn’t there to compete. I was there to win”, a quote from the guy with the Midas Touch. Bodybuilding, real estate investment, acting and politics– whatever he laid his hands on, turned to gold. Yes, I am talking about Arnold Schwarzenegger. The last name may be unpronounceable but it unmistakably points to Mr Universe, […]

The ‘Chope’ Culture

November 23, 2018

  A phenomenon which baffles the tourist; however, the locals do not even bat an eyelid! Yes, I am talking about the “chope” culture in Singapore. Chope means “to reserve seats” — in a hawker centre or food court taken in this context. The locals are used to it although divided about such an act. Some […]

Enhance Your Self-Esteem

November 16, 2018

Self-esteem is a topic which is close to our hearts – whole books have been dedicated to expounding the subject. However, we have attempted to explain it in simple terms where the essence of it is succinctly captured. In a nutshell, self-esteem can be termed as how a person feels about himself or herself. It […]

Hilarious Quotations

November 9, 2018

Everyone loves humour. Like the cardamom which spices my hot piping tea, humour so effortlessly spices up our lives. Humour has permeated every facet of our lives. Besides great strides made in the entertainment and the commercial realm, humour has proliferated the political arena too. Astute politicians have recognised this – in some societies, perceptive […]

Choose Your Words Carefully (Moral Story)

November 1, 2018

There once lived a grumpy man, Brian who felt he could get away with whatever he did. Being obnoxious, he quarrelled with everyone as he went about doing his daily activities. One day, he argued with his neighbour, Jerry. Jerry’s dog had aggressively barked at him when he took it for an evening stroll. Although […]

Fun with General Knowledge Quiz (Vol. 2)

October 26, 2018

General knowledge has been defined with much sophistication by the experts in the field. Put simply, it is the information we collect gradually from various sources like TV, books, magazines etc, on different subjects (like what Jolly Good Times offers). This is in contrast to the detailed information on subjects studied formally. Besides making great […]