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

For Anyone Who Has Felt They Don’t Fit In

That’s me all the time. That I don’t fit in or don’t measure up in this world. That no one recognises your value. A value you doubt yourself on a daily basis. Perhaps there’s a planet out there where I … Continue reading

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9 Thoughts Running Through My Head Right Now

1. I am impatient for perfection 2. I am constantly thinking and pondering 3. I feel immediate relief when I declutter a little  – even if it’s just the tip of the iceberg 4. I am overwhelmed and excited by … Continue reading

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Tony’s Pizza: Sadly Disappointing

B has been complaining that he has been unable to have a real american style pizza with a dense chewy crust as health conscious folks have made all the crusts so thin and almost biscuit like. I too feel that other … Continue reading

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Need to Get Inspired Again

My blog has been feeling tired and I have a desire to make it fresh again.  My family members have commented that it’s mostly pictures and less of my thoughts. I really have been slacking. Well more a sense of … Continue reading

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Blog Visitors

WordPress Stats gives me some insight that most of my readers are from Singapore followed by the US and than Malaysia. These are stats for slightly more than half a year (2015) since we’ve crossed into July already.    

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Durians at Chong Pang City

You can’t help by crave for durian during this bumper crop season. Chong Pang City (Sembawang) is a good place to get durians as cheap as a dollar. We tried the $10 durian called D101 and that was creamy and … Continue reading

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Dum Briyani: Yakader at Tekka Market

Back the millionth time to Yakader at Tekka Market which is a testament to how much we like it. Messy looking, but extremely delicious to us. You can go back to the stall for a top up of the ‘talchar’ … Continue reading

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llao llao

Finally tried out the famous frozen yoghurt from Spain. I wasn’t impressed but it’s definitely zero fat. I prefer my yoghurt full fat and no sugar (and I like to have it with my South Indian rice meal) instead of … Continue reading

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Golden Mile Hawker Centre: Fish Ball Story

Tried the famous Fishball story noodles and chilli mee at Golden Mile hawker centre. Think I have a preference for wan tan mee when it comes to noodles. This is for bak chor mee fans who like a savoury rather … Continue reading

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Venchi Chocolate Gelato

This was one of the best chocolate gelatos I had (during a trip to Rome) and I was excited to see that Robinson’s had a counter (wish it was a cafe though). The chocolate was so thick that the way … Continue reading

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