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Blogging about life in Singapore helps me survive the mid-life crisis

Jai Thai at East Coast Road

This is my second time to a Jai Thai restaurant but my first time to a branch in the East.  The last time I was a bit disappointed but this time I found the meal fantastic and the service excellent. … Continue reading

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Aperia Mall seems Rather Dull

Don’t think I want to come here again. Think it’s more for residents living in the attached condo or office workers who work in the area and now have another option for lunch. The only attraction seems to be Tim … Continue reading

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Sights at Golden Mile Complex

B got some toothpaste with salt in it that he only seemed to be able to find here. He said that in the old days when there was no toothpaste people brushed their teeth with salt. I was so tempted … Continue reading

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Nana’s at Golden Mile Complex

Thai lunch at Nanas. Not as good as what I recalled from the last time when the green curry arrived in a claypot. Also the cook seems to be a Singaporean? I guess I’m biased, hoping for a Thai chef? … Continue reading

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Wan Ton Mee: Hua Kee vs Kok Kee

Was craving for Kok Kee wan tan mee which is my favourite now, but since it was closed we headed to Old Airport Road instead. I haven’t tried the stall next to this one recently and the last two times … Continue reading

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Blog Traffic

I am only able to view my WordPress Stats through the free WordPress.com site. Don’t quite know why, but since my last update I can’t seem to access it from my WordPress.org site on a domain bought from Go Daddy. … Continue reading

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Fantastic Malay Food at Haig Road Market

If you want fantastic Malay or Halal food and snacks head to Haig Road market. It’s cramped and crowded but the other patrons are very friendly. We ate too much but couldn’t resist having the famous Mee Rebus (which my … Continue reading

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Thai Fried Bananas in Singapore

The thai fried banana snack we had from the stall outside the Golden Mile Complex supermarket was heavenly. The ladies here prepare the desserts with a smile. Just 2 dollars for a packet of about 5 pieces. My partner thinks … Continue reading

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Pistachio Gelato from Alfero

Been missing the beyond excellent pistachio Gelato we had in Rome (that sounded way too atas, I know) and was waiting for the brand Grom to come to Singapore. It hasn’t so I searched the web for what people in … Continue reading

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Golden Mile Complex Supermarket

If you like browsing for new products at supermarkets, you’ll like the one at Golden Mile Complex. It’s filled with unique good from Thailand (and Vietnam as well).

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