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Were Things Really Better in the Old Days?

Wrote more about my childhood. Hope you will like the post I wrote some time ago and will share your thoughts too. In all honesty, still feeling really down and finding it tough to write about temporarily happy occasions. Been … Continue reading

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About my Piano Lessons & Desire to Skate

I talk about what it was like to be forced to go for piano lessons, and why I regret not learning how to skate when I was little. My latest post on White as Milk. I’m still in love every … Continue reading

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A Bit About the History of Tekka Market

Hope you read about one of our oldest markets at White as Milk. I have to confess that as a child I didn’t like coming here as the fresh meat and fish used to stink so bad. I used to … Continue reading

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What Was it Like for you as a Six Year Old in School?

I wrote one of my more personal posts, about what it was like for me as a child in Primary School. To be honest it was one of those posts I felt a bit self conscious writing. A teeny bit … Continue reading

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I Would Never Let My Kid Use an iPad & Stories from My Childhood

It’s my third post at White as Milk. Would love to hear what you think. I talk a bit about my own childhood too. And even though I am not a parent (so not qualified as such), I express some … Continue reading

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Common Sight in Singapore

One of the grouses of motorists – the constant construction that causes traffic jams. But we rejoice when roads are newly tarred or when the new highways or MRTs are up. As a kid I used to be fascinated by … Continue reading

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Picnics in Singapore & My Confession

I have a confession to make. I have never had a proper picnic (meal outdoors in a picnic basket and fully clothed) in Singapore. As a child I’ve had snacks in my swimsuit on a mat by the shore, mostly … Continue reading

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Acquired Taste

When I was a little kid I hated to eat proper meals or at all. I was more interested in playing (if only I was that way now). I used to eat what seems positively gross to me now – … Continue reading

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Thosai at Komala Vilas

I don’t know if Komala Vilas has the best thosai, but I always tend to come back to the original branch located on the main road. It was established in Singapore way back in 1947 and is still going strong. … Continue reading

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Hey Gen Y: 3 Reasons why you may find me Primitive

1. Books: Enid Blyton, Laura Ingalls Wilder and Judy Blume defined my childhood – not Harry Potter (I haven’t read a single book and found the original movie a bit too young for me – ok boring). I wanted to … Continue reading

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