Tag Archives: Nostalgia

Sharon Au is Adorable in the 2011 Official NDP Music Video

The song is called ‘In a Heart Beat’ and it’s cheesy as usual, but there’s no denying that Sharon Au was adorable as the mum in the video. I also liked the nostalgia of the kids eating satay. The sweet … Continue reading

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Driving into JB (Money Changers, Coffeeshops & Street Vendors)

Everytime I enter Malaysia I immediately feel the people are so much nicer, starting with the customs officer who has a genuine friendly smile. I feel very close emotionally to Malaysia as some of the best holidays I’ve had were … 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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Old Style Shopping Centre: Hougang Green Shopping Mall

Well I am not sure if Hougang Green Shopping Mall is really that old, but it did seem very run down and the shops had that old style feeling. It has a similar vibe as City Plaza in Geylang where … Continue reading

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Lao Ban Soya Beancurd (Old Airport Road Hawker Centre)

Heard quite a bit about this beancurd which is more like chilled custard than beancurd. But when the first spoonful hit my tastebuds it brought back the beancurd I had as a little child for breakfast. It was reminiscent of … Continue reading

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Children Little Museum at Bussorah Street

Even though this was my second time to the shophouse, which has been converted to a nostalgia museum, it felt new somehow. It was extra fun perhaps because my cousin was with it and it was cool to see her … Continue reading

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Find your Childhood at Children Little Museum (Part 3 of 5)

A classic doll from the 60’s and 70’s. When I was small I was fascinated by dollies especially those which has eyes that could open and shut and the baby ones that could ‘drink milk’ from a bottle.  These days … Continue reading

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Find your Childhood at Children Little Museum (Part 1 of 5)

This little marvel of what I first thought was a little toy shop, is actually a tiny museum of sorts. It’s within Kampong Glam in a little shophouse on 42 Bussorah Street. You can’t miss it. Look out for the … Continue reading

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