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Showing posts from November, 2017

Urban Ladder Failure/Complaint

Back in the day, when selection was limited and good furniture was subject to a combination of fluke and chance, Urban Ladder was a nice and decent take on the whole Do It Yourself (DIY)/Ready To Assemble (RTA) market, of which I am familiar. Not being one to be shy away from building wooden-based structures nor doing the lazy-version of buying furniture from a Ikea and assembling at home, I was hoping to see something akin to the basic levels of good quality that I was used to from back in the UK where I lived. After moving to India, I had a shock and was extremely disappointed with the way things panned out. After nearly two years I have decided to break the silence and chronicle the entire ordeal in the public sphere for posterity. Admitedly, I have not used Urban Ladder since said event (nor do I plan to).

Traumatic Train Tales 02: No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

You know what really grinds my gears? People who take advantage of kindness. And you know what grinds my gears even more? People who take advantage of kindness without knowing that they are taking advantage of that kindness in the first place! What I'm saying is... well, let me just tell you about an event that took place a while ago on one of my train commutes while I lived in Merry ol' England. Something I will never, ever forget...