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Cat Socrates: A Little Store Tucked Away at Bras Basah Complex

Chanced upon this cool little knick knack store at Bras Basah Complex. What a cool name huh? Cat Socrates. A philosophizing cat. The Chesire cat from Alice and Wonderland immediately comes to mind. As photos were not allowed inside (it’s … Continue reading

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Income Disparity

I felt sad and guilty when I saw this old lady working really hard and hunched over in front of the newly opened Cafe at Wisma. I often spot elderly people like her, clearing tables at the food court. They … Continue reading

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Eng Hoon Street is So Hip Now, but it was Always Charming

Not only did we get to check out the new Tiong Bahru Bakery that replaced an egg shop and is helmed by a Parisian, that everyone’s talking about, we felt refreshed in this pretty estate with it’s charming white low rise … Continue reading

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Purvis Street: Eateries & Architecture

Lots of lovely old architecture at Purvis Street. I’ve recently begun to appreciate what was the norm during my childhood and a bit more rare these days. Features like old signboards and iron accordian like grill gates. I really must … Continue reading

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Charming Old Houses in Joo Chiat

Old Peranakan Style houses are so pretty in their pastel shades. Saw these in Joo Chiat and wondered what it must be like to live in one.

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Our Old Fire Station

The Central Fire Station was built way back in 1909, more than a century ago. I think this is one of the prettiest buildings around. The old fire station is very near the Stamp museum and the colourful lego like … Continue reading

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Digging up my Very Old Blog Entries from 2006

I decided to dig up my older posts from 2006 and relive the embarrassing writing. I started blogging regularly in July 2006, on Google’s blogspot and 5 years later I am finally re-reading the old entries. It sure feels weird … Continue reading

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The Old Charming Architecture of Tiong Bahru

I like these charming low rise buildings at Tiong Bahru. It’s not only a place for great food with the Tiong Bahru market and loads of coffee shops, but also starting to become a place for the cool and trendy. … Continue reading

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Vintage Tiles, Doors and Windows at Ann Siang Hill

There are so many charming architectural features to admire at the Ann Siang Hill area. Would love to work in an office that’s been housed in an old shophouse. Just seems so charming although they are usually not as conveniently … Continue reading

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The Street Lamps at Ann Siang Hill

Every time I come to Ann Siang Hill and Club Street, I admire features like the old street lamps.

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