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10 Things I Wish Singapore Job Interviewers Would Not Do

{via ca4it} After reading this post about how applying for a job in Singapore can be draining, by the always brilliant Orange Foam Finger, it triggered off some of my suppressed feelings about the whole job interview process. Never wanted … Continue reading

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TLC TV Mums: Dressing a Tot as a Prostitute & Kate Gosselin’s Dramatics over Pizza

In Singapore we are very exposed to the American media and we grew up on American TV.  Even without TV, we have YouTube and sometimes I can’t help watching the train wreck reality shows on TLC.  Singapore TV is low … Continue reading

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If only we had Anderson Cooper hosting Singapore TV Shows

I wouldn’t have stopped watching Singapore TV, if the presenters were as adorable as Anderson Cooper.  It would be awesome as well if he just read the news.  In this segment he loses it to uncontrollable giggles, but he is … Continue reading

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What do Taylor Swift and Bob Dylan have in Common?

The sad fact about life is that when you get to a certain age, you would have had the misfortune to encounter at least one really mean people.  If not, then you’re really lucky.   As I was trawling the … Continue reading

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Disappointed and Saddened by the Personal Attacks on Vincent Wijeysingha

I try not to get worked up by politics and to always keep a cool head. But this time the gutter politics has gone too far and I just can’t keep quiet. Let me be totally honest. I am so … Continue reading

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Every Sunday

Every Sunday I tell myself that the next week will be different. I will start afresh on Monday. EVERY SUNDAY. Seriously. I feel like I am stuck in limbo and not moving forward. I have been stuck in limbo for … Continue reading

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I am Totally Appalled by the Singapore Tiger Mum

I have been hearing so much about the Tiger mum and when I picked up the latest issue of 8 Days I was thoroughly disturbed by the cover that seems to condone children being caned. I think you will only … Continue reading

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Does the Ugly Singaporean Still Exist?

Although expats are criticized for remaining in their own circles, sometimes I can’t blame them because it is hard to meet locals who are willing to be as open to new friendships.  It is much easier for expats to connect … Continue reading

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Working in Singapore: Things I Miss & Things I Don’t

This post was motivated by the fact that people close to me are utterly miserable at work. I wanted to write a post to commiserate, because I have been there and am glad I’m out. {Image: The Pretty Life} I … Continue reading

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My Confession: I Should Not be Ashamed of This, But I Am

I don’t know why it’s so hard for me to put this out there, but ok here goes – I am unemployed. I am jobless and very ashamed, guilt ridden, and embarrassed about it. The thing is, I wasn’t retrenched, … Continue reading

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