Tag Archives: 70’s

Childhood Activities in the 70’s

These days the activities of children seem to be so commercialized. Wrote about my 70’s childhood and it made me think about simpler days when we made up our games and those lovely sand pits at the playground. Very hard … Continue reading

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Tired of Being Politically Correct All the Time

Worried that I’m gonna have a ton of bricks coming my way, but I’ve just been feeling this way lately. Just had to say it. It’s quite a restricting feeling to have to watch every single thing you say and … Continue reading

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Haw Par Villa: Gruesome & Strange, but a Once in a Lifetime Kinda Place

My mum recalls that when I was a toddler I used to love sitting on the plastic tiger at the entrance of Haw Par Villa. Back then we called the place Tiger Balm gardens. Try as I might I couldn’t … Continue reading

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A Blog Post by Ivan Chew that Shook me to the Core

Every now and then I come across a blog post that is just so powerful and moving. I read it some time ago but could not get it out of my head. I just had to share Ivan Chew’s story … Continue reading

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Do Young James Taylor & Young Steve Jobs Look Alike?

I think so. They were both such incredibly handsome young men. I see an uncanny resemblance, but perhaps I’m the only one. And maybe it’s the 70’s hairstyle and vibe? One of the pleasures of life – listening to Fire … Continue reading

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Exploring Kandahar Street

This post is from the walking and photo taking as we walked along Kandahar Street, after we had a yummy Nasi Padang lunch at Minang. Loved that this yellow car was parked across this yellow building in Kampong Glam.   … Continue reading

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Lynda Carter is Magic and I am So Disappointed by the New Wonder Woman Poster with Adrianne Palicki

What was David E Kelley thinking when he cast Adrianne? Is she really a great actress? And why have pants if the costume looks more uncomfortable and sluttier than the 70’s version. Lynda Carter who will turn 60 in July … Continue reading

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Ice Kosong

If you want to save money on drinks while cutting down on sugary sodas, just order an Ice Kosong which costs just 30 cents at any hawker centre. Basically this is boiled water that has been cooled down and ice … Continue reading

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Take a Trip to Old Singapore at Biscuit King

After our meal at Shibly Prata it was only natural to venture next door and be tempted by all the traditional cookies and sweets within. The little store called the Biscuit King is run by very friendly and welcoming owners. … Continue reading

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Singapore Slang: Do People say Cool Anymore?

In my last post I mentioned that my friends and I used to refer to Orchard Road as Town. A young blogger, Pleasure Monger, commented that she did too. It made me wonder if people in Singapore use these words, … Continue reading

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