Monthly Archives: October 2011

Happy to be Featured on Yesterday – the Singapore Heritage Site

Happy that my blog posts about the spontaneous visit to the Red Dot Design Museum was featured on Yesterday.sg Red Dot Design Museum Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Red Dot Building Museum Shop The last time, the heritage blog … Continue reading

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Madonna’s daughter Lola is adorable

I used to love Madonna’s music in the 80’s, but not so much her persona in this age. Like that video where she is snooty about Hydrangeas and I felt she was dissing her fan? But her daughter Lola is … Continue reading

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Not Feeling Well

Have been really ill (as in, almost passed out ill) and I just hope I recover before my birthday. Never been ill on my birthday before and don’t want to set a new record. Everyone in my family is ill … Continue reading

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Siri on the new iPhone 4S can’t compute Singlish

People made to queue up for their bosses, just leaves a bad feeling in my stomach. Don’t like it at all and it reeks of elitism. I for one would never queue for something like this and that’s why I … Continue reading

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The Story of Halloween

Living in Singapore all my life, I have never seen kids Trick or Treating and it always looked like fun on TV. Most Singaporeans like myself don’t really know the origins of Halloween which has become another commercialized holiday. Thought … Continue reading

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I Wish Singapore Companies would embrace the Management Philosophy of Trust

Based on my experiences at work, the best and most productive times I had were at forward thinking companies that were non hierarchical. The lean, flat and collaborative structure really works. But most of all, and I think I sound … Continue reading

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Food Republic at 313 Somerset

I like a food court with good ventilation and decent local food. Been pretty hooked on curry rice.

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Another Evil Bunny Video about Life in Singapore

Another awesome musical cartoon, this time dedicated to guys in Singapore who can’t afford to get married but want to. The last part is pretty sad huh? The poor guy. Thanks for this EB (short for Evil Bunny), whoever you … Continue reading

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Curry Rice at Maxwell Road Hawker Centre

Looking at the photos and recalling the taste of this simple meal makes me hungry all over again. Rice, cabbage, pork chops and curry. Hainanese style. We like adding the egg, sunny side up. This dish came about because of … Continue reading

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Cool Buildings and Thoughts about Spelling Reform & Language Acquisition

Just like the Gateway Building near Kampong Glam, this is another cool triangular shaped building that looks flattish from an angle. It’s the Airview building, sandwiched between Maxwell House and Red Dot Traffic. Look out for Kadayanallur Street. It’s pronounced … Continue reading

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