Category Archives: Nature

The Scenic Route

I may complain that Singapore lacks nature and is just too urban, but sometimes I feel that the roads themselves can be a green oasis. You just need to find the scenic route. But when all that fails there’s always … Continue reading

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Sembawang Beach Park: Can’t Wait for the Renovation to be Completed

My partner was very disappointed to find Sembawang beach under renovation. He really likes the laid back nature of this place and doesn’t want it to change. I have to confess I am looking forward to the change and a … Continue reading

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#94. I Truly Love Our Vast Botanic Gardens

As I get closer to 100 on my happiness list, I feel that I can go beyond that number and I never thought I would even come close.  It’s quite a lovely feeling. And even though we now have Gardens … Continue reading

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Weird Singapore Weather

Singapore’s weather can be so wonderfully weird. Sunny in the foreground and dark threatening clouds on the horizon, not too far away. Don’t think I quite captured how contrasting it was.

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Beauty of a Singapore Sunset

Our sunsets don’t last for very long, but when I pay attention, I’m always thrilled. Watch out for them at about 7.10 pm. I also appreciate the moments as the sun makes her descent on the horizon, and this glorious … Continue reading

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Anyone else notice the Very Huge Moon Tonight?

A poor shot of the biggest moon I’ve seen in a while. It’s the hugest light amidst the street lamps. It was spectacular to see and reminded me of that movie Melancholia. What if, the moon was really coming closer … Continue reading

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Driving towards Orchard Road back in April when there was no Haze

The area around Orchard Road true to it’s name is quite an orchard. I would love to see town (our term since teenhood, for the shopping district) become more of a green oasis just like New York’s Central Park. I … Continue reading

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Tanglin Mall Floods

Unbelievable! This is one of my favourite malls too. There has been heavy rain before, but this mall has never flooded. Pretty shocking footage where it looks like it’s raining inside the mall. I know it’s been raining like crazy, … Continue reading

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Uniquely Singapore Beaches

I think this is the few places on earth where you can spot huge ships and tankers at the beach. Not so good for swimming, but it’s quite a glorious sight from a distance. All those coconut trees at East … Continue reading

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Uniquely Singapore Trees

I just can’t imagine Singapore without our trees. It’s one thing I never take for granted. This wintry tree seems like it belongs somewhere colder, but this was right on our Tiny Island at the former Turf Club. Saw this … Continue reading

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