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Blogging through my mid-life crisis

Rustic Ponggol

In spite of the heat it was nice to come here instead of a mall. I learnt that tortises have sharp claws that they used to go up the slope of the pond seemingly to lounge in the sun, and … Continue reading

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Beach Day: East Coast

It’s been hard getting back into the swing of things but I figure short and sweet posts are better than radio silence. My life has been blessed though with angelic nieces who bring more joy than I could imagine. I … Continue reading

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Clutter

It’s amazing how much better you feel when you just spend just 10 minutes to clear a surface. Even a task as simple as emptying your drawer of receipts. If you do this every day, soon you’ll have a load … Continue reading

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Jacob’s Cafe

There’s something about this place that makes me feel serene. A tinge of nostalgia and the quiet and emptiness helps (before the lunch crowd arrives).

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Beach Day

Back to Changi beach and before that a relaxing brunch at Jacob’s Cafe. If it wasn’t so blazing hot I wouldn’t mind swimming here. Wish most days could be cool and drizzly, although I know not many people share this … Continue reading

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Soft Serve Ice Cream at Dolce Tokyo

Found the green kiwi Japanese style jelly rather pretty. Felt a bit less sinful, but perhaps I’m deluding myself that this dessert was mostly ice? I have terrible food habits and tend to medicate myself with junk. I know it’s … Continue reading

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Kopi: Before & After

Just felt like taking a photo of the traditional kopi cup. This was from a stall at the Tiong Bahru Food Centre. I don’t take my coffee black but like how it looks before I stir in the condensed milk.

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Finally Did it: River Safari

The River Safari is a mixture of an aquarium and a zoo. I enjoyed the it more than I thought I would. I’m not usually an outdoorsy type of person. My favourite exhibits would be the pandas, red pandas (more … Continue reading

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Places in Singapore I Have Yet to Explore

This may be a tiny island but there are still a number of places (not new) I have yet to check out. Our country is tiny but fast evolving. 1. River Safari (zoo) to see the Pandas – haven’t gone … Continue reading

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Feels Like I Have Abandoned the Blog

My partner keeps asking me why I haven’t been updating my blog. Apart from the computer that keeps crashing and the tiny font on the iphone that’s hurting my eyes, my wifi being down (yup, excuses), I just basically lost … Continue reading

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