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Been Stuck, & About Those Library Books I Need to Return Pronto

The words haven’t been stuck but I’ve been reluctant to share what’s on my mind as it all seems just too self-indulgent or worried my private thoughts may be misconstrued. Now and then I do get depressed and anxious over … Continue reading

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Peekaboo Books

I love Children’s Books that are well made. Gonna start writing about my favourite ones.

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Getting Rid of Distractions

With the proliferation of the internet and smart phone in our lives, well my life at least, I find myself constantly distracted. Also this constant need to be entertained (which is so easy with the smart phone that it’s becoming … Continue reading

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Waning Concentration in the Age of the iPhone

I often feel like I’ve stagnated if I don’t work on improving myself. But often it’s so much easier to give advice then to take it. You see, I am trying to live up to my moniker ‘bookjunkie’ by getting … Continue reading

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Answering Carrot’s Questions

1. Do you enjoy what you do for a living? I used to when I had decent employers and felt that my work was helping others in some way. Well, still seeking the best vocation where I can write full … Continue reading

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Too Early for New Year Resolutions?

I went ahead anyway since as we all know, time is arbitrary. I am now thinking it will help if I just focus on one thing a month. Somehow when you don’t focus your efforts get diluted. You can read … Continue reading

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Bras Basah Complex: A Cool Place for Books, Stationery & Art Supplies

Bras Basah Complex has been around for ages, since I was a kid in the 80’s. It’s the place you go to for books and art supplies. I hadn’t visited this place for a few years and this time, everywhere … 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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A Book I Could Not Put Down

I have been having trouble concentrating lately, but this was one book I could not put down. Reading it made me happier as well. It’s one of those books where you want it to go on for a bit more. … Continue reading

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Toffee Cider at The Pigeonhole (Duxton Hill)

My second time at the Pigeon Hole and it won’t be my last. Loved the gracious welcome we get here and the delicious toffee cider. It’s a haven when it’s packed to the gills everywhere else. Felt so at ease … Continue reading

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