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The Perfect Day

At the end of the day, when I’m in bed and the lights are out, I realize once again, that I have not kept to good routines. For instance I haven’t exercised and was sedentary all day, didn’t touch a … Continue reading

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Enchanted by ‘A Room with a View’: Both the Book & the Movie

Am in the middle of the novel ‘A Room with a View’ and the trailer on Youtube of the 1985 movie brought back lovely memories. Would love to watch this movie again and if only our theatres screened old movies. … Continue reading

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Life of Pi & Trying Out Premiere Seats

I recently watched the movie Life of Pi and tried the Shaw Premiere seats for the first time. It was a spur of the moment decision and B caved since the showtime for the regular seats was about 2 hours … Continue reading

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Yearnings & Doubts

My dream has always been to write a novel. Not just write, but as my vanity demands, to be published. A story that’s within me. But when I read books by acclaimed authors like Salman Rushdie, I feel, who am … Continue reading

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A Stolen Life

The book ‘A Stolen Life’ moved me tremendously. I talk about it my latest post.

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Some Days this World is Hard to Fathom

I watched the movie The Dark Knight Rises and felt a chill when the random shooting scene came on. I can’t even begin to imagine how terrifying it must have been for the victims. The horrifying mass murder in a … Continue reading

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The National Library & Sleeping Folks

The new building is very impressive. But I still miss the tiny red brick building that used to the National Library I knew as a kid. It’s pretty conveniently located. Not attached to Bugis MRT (which would be lovely for … Continue reading

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Urban Sketchers Singapore (Part 1 of 3)

Wanted to have a meal at the Maxwell Road Hawker Centre, but the public parking lot was so full with tons of cars queuing. So we parked at the building close to it. No idea what building this was. Turned … Continue reading

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Books: Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Truman Capote

I have yet to watch the movie, but two things surprised me about this novel by Truman Capote. The racist language and the fact that it’s only 100 pages long. It seems that the movie is loosely based on the … Continue reading

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2 Blogs Dedicated to Suri Cruise

1. One’s all about her fashion. Check out the Suri Cruise Fashion Blog. 2. The snarkiness of this one can come across as kinda mean at times, but you can’t help but find it funny. Check out Suri’s Burn Book. … Continue reading

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