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Blogging through my mid-life crisis

Haven’t Blogged in Ages & I’ll Now Blog About Spicy Ramen

Miss it but confess that it’s hard to get back on the saddle. I’ve lost the momentum and now understand why there are so many bloggers out there who decide to just stop writing. Maintaining a blog is quite a … Continue reading

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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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