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· October, 2007

Stories about Humor from October, 2007

India: All for a passport

30 in 2005 on applying for a passport at the Indian High Commission in London – the long queue, clueless people and the general bureaucracy.

Trinidad & Tobago: New Politics?

Coffeewallah has some advice for Trinidad and Tobago politicians: “Here’s a novel idea guys, why don’t you assume we all have brains, focus on the issues and tell us exactly...

Dubai: Xmas Already?

Christmas is coming early to Dubai this year, notes Seabee in this post.

Russia: Election Miscellanea

TOL's Elections in Russia writes about the voting plans of Russia's homeless; campaigning for Putin through vodka; a group of young people opposing Putin; and a group of artists supporting...

Armenia: Shopping Tales

Peace Corps Volunteer (PCV) Dominic in Armenia recounts a few humorous stories about shopping in Armenia. The tales depict life in the country very well indeed.

Guyana: Give the People what they Want

“Guyanese people Abroad so home sick they does crave every juicy detail about things happening here. If ants belch, they need to know what decibel”…so Guyana-Gyal gives them what they...

Jamaica: That Jamaican Touch

“One of my biggest challenges has been to control what my wife calls my ‘Jamaican touch’,” explains Geoffrey Philp.

Trinidad & Tobago: Too Much Traffic

KnowProSE.com shares his thoughts on traffic in Trinidad and Tobago.

Trinidad & Tobago: Poli-tricks?

“Trinidad and Tobago politics is a lot like dentistry – the politicians constantly pull on our teeth,” says KnowProSE.com, while Francomenz is “so stunned” at the latest political ramblings, she...

Guyana: If I knew you were coming…

Guyana-Gyal is thinking about baking a cake…

Moldova: A Table Game

Wu Wei is wondering how many times one can play a game entitled “Where is Moldova?”.

Trinidad & Tobago: Political Blame

“I fear that on the morning of 6 November, we'll wake up and find that we're only just starting to realise what a mess we're in,” writes Nicholas Laughlin, as...

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Robber Talk

Blogging from St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Abeni is still chuckling over the tale of the “not-too-bright robber”.

China: Deconstructing the White Rabbit Wrapper

Imagethief studied the design of White Rabbit wrapper in details. The description of “rows of zombie rabbits facing each other in mirror image” is particularly vivid. (P.S. White Rabbit is...

Jamaica: Giving Up

Jamaican Marlon James lists a few things he thinks we can confidently give up on.

Pakistan: Showtime in India

Stand up comedy and music talent shows in India have had some Pakistani participants and they've met with great success. All Things Pakistan on the trend, with some interesting insights...

China: Tough blogging the Communist Congress

The largest of many white elephants in China's blogsphere, bloggers for whom the Seventeenth National Communist Party Congress is too good to pass up on, in absence of text-based information...

Arabeyes: Eid Al Fitr Celebrations (Part 2)

The Holy month of Ramadan culminated with Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations throughout the Muslim world. Here's what bloggers are saying about the occasion in the second of a three-part series. Today's tour...

Trinidad & Tobago: Shrill Thrills

“I worry about Patrick,” writes Jeremy Taylor, observing the over-zealous behaviour of Trinidad and Tobago's Prime Minister as election day draws closer.

Touring Libyan Blogs: Eid el Fitr 2008

Fozia Mohamed, our Libya volunteer, is back to blogging after a short break, with news and views from the Libyan blogosphere. Issues covered this week include readjusting to life in...

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