Monthly Archives: February 2011

Does the Ugly Singaporean Still Exist?

Although expats are criticized for remaining in their own circles, sometimes I can’t blame them because it is hard to meet locals who are willing to be as open to new friendships.  It is much easier for expats to connect … Continue reading

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Another New Mall Opens: The Clementi Mall & Basement Directory

Since I started this new mall investigating thing I decided that I should check out The Clementi Mall as well. It’s not officially open yet and is the one next to Clementi MRT Station. I don’t know how the Clementi … Continue reading

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83rd Academy Awards: The Oscar Dresses I Liked

I wasn’t planning to write about the Oscars because I missed the show, but since Sister Earth Organics requested it, I was inspired to seek out what the pretty ladies of Hollywood wore today. The reason why I missed the … Continue reading

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Inside Job Wins Oscar for Best Documentary

The movie Inside Job is incredible for blowing the lid off the corruption on Wall Street and the movie just won the Oscar for Best documentary. It makes me even more suspicious of the financial industry and how it all … Continue reading

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Asia’s First Legoland will be just 15 Minutes away in JB

I was excited to read that there will be a Legoland in JB in 2013.  The story is that Danish toy maker Lego will open a multimillion dollar Legoland theme park in southern Malaysia (Johor Bahru) in 2013. I am … Continue reading

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Singapore’s National Treasure: Kumar

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B911iQOL1Os] I just love Kumar. He may not be politically correct (his jokes are every -ist you can think of), but somehow he’s the only comedian in Singapore who really cracks me up.  Some of them may even be directed … Continue reading

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Land of Aggressive & Pesky Marketing Tactics: Telemarketers, Flyer Distributers and Beauty Product Promoters

The marketing tactics in Singapore will drive you bonkers, the worse culprit being telemarketers.  This is because there is no protection for consumers against such pesky callers. They are pesky because they don’t seem to listen to you at all, … Continue reading

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Curry Rice at the Maxwell Road Food Centre

High up on the branch I thought they looked like rambutans, but a close-up shot shows that they are not hairy. So what are these? Spotted the palm tree near the entrance of the Maxwell Road Food Centre. Just across … Continue reading

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Sparkling or Still: Is Water the New Wine?

When I am asked “Sparkling or Still?” at a fancy restaurant, I am almost too afraid to say tap. I think mineral water is an acquired taste, but I know people who prefer it to tap water. It made me … Continue reading

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Lady Gaga is Lovely to Her Young Fans: Meet 10 Year Old Maria Aragon

I am too old to be a fan of Lady Gaga but I love how wonderful and sweet she is to her fans. I found this video very touching. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y_DmxlfIn8U] The video that went viral. This proves to me that … Continue reading

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