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

Woodshed: New Coffee Place at Rangoon Road

I didn’t expect much from the Wood Shed at 204 Rangoon Road, but was impressed. It looks like a furniture store from the outside (I think it probably was) and very tiny, but there’s actually a huge space inside and the … Continue reading

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The Drinking Market: Just walked by

We just walked by as it was near the Tall Girl Cuisine restaurant I just blogged about. Haven’t tried this place yet but it looks interesting. Not the usual Thai Restaurant but we didn’t go in because I don’t think … Continue reading

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Tall Girl Cuisine or Eastern Northern Dumpling Restaurant

East Coast Road seems to be a food hub to me. Yet another place B wanted to try out as it’s supposed to be pretty authentic and he read rave reviews online saying it’s run by a family from China … Continue reading

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It’s Been So Terribly Hot

Rain is most welcome. Been the hottest March. 34 degrees at Noon.   Actually rain in my book is always welcome.

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Excited to Have Reached 2 Million Views

So glad I didn’t completely abandon the blog. Hoping to revive it and so grateful for readers who remained loyal even though I went missing for weeks at a time. Thank you so much.

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Cantonese Milk Pudding

It was my first time trying Cantonese Milk Pudding and I liked it. The texture is like soya bean curd but the taste is very milky. The walnuts were not necessary as this was good plain. This was actually what … Continue reading

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Devoured the ribs at Dan Ryan’s and then realised I forgot to take a picture

The ribs were so good I forgot to take a picture. This is and instance of my pure greed especially since we were sharing a slab. Dan Ryan’s Chicago Grill is what I would pick over Chillis at Tanglin mall (stone’s … Continue reading

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Kay Lee at Suntec: Kinda Pathetic Portions and Not As Fantastic as the Original

We need to make a trip to the original coffee shop at Paya Lebar where the original chef owners still help out. The outlet at Suntec City, although more comfortable in terms of seats and air-conditioning was a huge disappointment … Continue reading

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Wispy Evening Clouds

Evenings in Singapore are pretty hot. It only gets cool after 7.30pm when the sun has set. The sky has been undeniably pretty though, with those wispy cirrus clouds.

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Gave in to Fried Chicken Craving

And yet again, regret it so much. Was planning to have a sandwich at Quiznos (Novena Square 2) but we couldn’t take the wafting, extremely tempting fried chicken scent from the nearby Popeyes.  My resolve is not that strong and … Continue reading

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