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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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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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Clementi Mall: My Directory Picks

When I find myself in a new mall, I don’t expect much, just a repeat of the same old shops and food outlets. So I do get excited when I spot something different. Ok 2 things – Baskin Robbins and … Continue reading

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When Daydreaming Got Me into Trouble

The other day I borrowed a book from the library and I was so engrossed I walked out and then was stopped dead in my tracks by the shrieking beep of security thingy at the exit. I automatically walked backwards, … Continue reading

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This Makes Me So Embarrassed: Library Stampede

This happened today and makes me ashamed to be a Singaporean (just assuming they were all local) and associated with this type of kiasu behaviour. You would think Singaporeans have never seen books before. But sometimes, how can you blame … Continue reading

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The Library at Nex will Open Tomorrow

Update on 11 March 2011: Boy am I glad I didn’t go on the opening day. Bad behaviour was out in full form. Posted Earlier on 10 March 2011: Love me some books, but I was too early. Was also … Continue reading

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Singapore Daily Photos: Journey to The Esplanade

Just came across this wonderful post by Singaporean Blogger ‘Everything Also Complain which explained my confusion about the esplanade circle line stop seeming a bit far from the Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay. I think the City Hall stop … Continue reading

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Itching To Check Out the Newest Mall in Singapore: Nex

Update: I just went to check out the opening. You can see the photos I took in my latest post about Nex. In today’s Straits Times there was an advert that the newest mall in Singapore – Nex is opening … Continue reading

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Indian Section at the Ang Mo Kio Library

I think it’s so cool that there’s a whole section for Indian books, including those in English. I chanced upon it when I was looking at books about Kerala in the Travel section and came across none. The nice librarian … Continue reading

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#23. Drop Box for Library Books

We have libraries in many malls and near our subway trains. And you don’t need to return them at the same place. You just drop them off anywhere you see the drop off box. I remember a time when I … Continue reading

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