Monthly Archives: July 2011

Butterfly Cake: 75th Birthday Celebration

My Aunty baked a cake for my other Aunty for her 75th Birthday party. It was a carrot cake with loads of icing which I love.  My cousin helped to paint the marzipan butterflies which were made by my aunt … Continue reading

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#85. Fresh Seafood and No Frozen Shrimp

I tried a frozen prawn (they call it shrimp in the US I think) cocktail when I was on holiday and it was bad – glassy taste. So even though I don’t indulge in seafood frequently, it’s nice to know … Continue reading

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iMac Time Machine Back-up & My Melt-Downs

This is one of those rambling, disjointed posts that’s gonna make me sound stupid and neurotic, but since I need to vent I will risk it. I am really lousy with hardware stuff. Ok. The thing is, I just don’t … Continue reading

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Old Airport Road Hawker Centre: Rojak, Goreng Pisang & Peanut Pancake

The rojak here is famous and I think it’s the best. Aunty Oats peanut pancake is wonderful especially when it’s freshly made, hot and toasty. Another stall with Aunty in it’s name. I definitely see a trend here. Aunty equates … Continue reading

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The Esplanade from Marina Square Shopping Centre

There is quite an odd looking fountain structure here. There was a bit of road closure today due to the National Day Parade. I spotted attendees in red taking the MRT from Promenade Station.

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Singapore Scene

This is what driving on Singapore roads is like. Just an ordinary day. You always spot a yellow crane or some form of construction. But our roads are pretty clean and relatively pot hole free.

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Singapore Flags on HDB Flats as National Day Approaches

This is the first year I am noticing such huge flags, probably put up by the grassroots organizations.

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Central Sikh Temple’s External Renovation Completed

Finally the barricades are down and we can see the whole structure of the Central Sikh Temple, which dates back to 1912. The Towner Road building though dates back to 1983. It was hard to take a photo from the … Continue reading

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Lavender Street Shophouses

The Shophouses along Lavendar Street look a little more run-down and grungy compared to the more touristy areas like Ann Siang Hill or Haji Lane. The Balestier area has loads of lighting stores. Usually people who do home renovations come … Continue reading

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Funny Sign: My Shop

We were totally intrigued by the very creative sign, but are still not quite sure what is being advertised or sold here besides bananas, oranges, watermelons and black bean soya drink (is this different from the usual white bean curd?). … Continue reading

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