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Geylang Revisited: Retro Shops, & Almond Cream for Dessert

Saw this interesting old shop selling nothing but green weighing scales that you can spot at most market stalls.

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CNY2013: I Could Not Take the Scorching Heat at Chinatown

The blinding glare of the sun and the heat combined to give me a splitting headache, but the abundance of light made for great photos. I was wondering how the tourists from cold climates could bear this. I must prefer … 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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80’s Rock Ballads: Love of a Lifetime by Firehouse

I was a teen of the 80’s and I think there’s nothing sweeter than an 80’s rock ballad.  So many incredible ballads and it was all about the melodies.  The music video was deliciously cheesy but back then it was … Continue reading

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Ice Cream Gallery at Tanjong Katong

Who can resist an ice cream place that you’ve never tried before? I find sorbet too sour for me though, but just so you know, they have it here at the Ice Cream Gallery. Decided to go for the Salted … Continue reading

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Exploring Kandahar Street

This post is from the walking and photo taking as we walked along Kandahar Street, after we had a yummy Nasi Padang lunch at Minang. Loved that this yellow car was parked across this yellow building in Kampong Glam.   … Continue reading

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New at Bishan Junction 8: Toast Box

Had a cup of hot Horlicks at ToastBox and it was good. Haven’t had this very Singaporean malted drink in a long time. This is under the BreadTalk group, just like Ramenplay and the Icing Room. But Toastbox and Ramenplay … Continue reading

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I Love The Tops and Blouses on Frankie Covers

I just love Australia’s Frankie Magazine and especially how they dress their models in vintage outfits for the covers. The articles are a breath of fresh air too. Also I never thought the day would come when 80’s fashion would … Continue reading

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I Love Elle Fanning’s Cat’s Eye Retro Glasses and Cute Print Skirt

I like Elle Fanning and I think she is very talented. I am eager to watch ‘Somewhere’ which had won the highest awards at The Venice Film Festival and I hope it comes to Singapore soon. She is dressed age … Continue reading

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Borshch Steak House: Step Back in Time into the 70’s

The Borshch Steakhouse in Serangoon Gardens is one of those places that’s charmingly stuck in a time warp and has retained an authentic retro feel. To be honest, I avoided patronising this place as it looks run down from the … Continue reading

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