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A Stolen Life

The book ‘A Stolen Life’ moved me tremendously. I talk about it my latest post.

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Tiger Balm Gardens: Still Spooked as an Adult

Decided to do a separate post about the scariest, creepiest part of Haw Par Villa or Tiger Balm Gardens (how we used to refer to it in the 70’s).  Was debating whether to put up the pictures at all, but … Continue reading

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HDB Properties in Singapore: What Happens After the 99 Year Lease is Up?

I have always wondered about what happens when you HDB lease is up, and here’s a detailed write-up about it by Alvin on a blog all about Tiong Bahru Estate. It made me wonder what would prompt young people to … Continue reading

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I Wish Singapore Hospitals Would Get Open MRI Machines for Claustrophobic Patients

I didn’t even know this option was available till I searched. Even more about this new technology here. I am writing this post as I myself have severe claustrophobia, and someone close to me has to go through an MRI … Continue reading

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Captivated by Alan Shadrake’s Account from a Singapore Jail

By now I am sure you are familiar with Alan Shadrake and his imprisonment. I was totally captivated and horrified at the same time as I read the 76 year old’s tale from prison. He has since been deported and … Continue reading

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Anti-Bucket List: 10 Things I Know I Won’t Do

I have been working on a bucket list for quite a while, but then I decided to do the reverse. It’s so much less stress and kinda fun. When you get to a certain age like I have (40), you … Continue reading

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Swirling Thunderstorm Clouds

It was a mighty hot 36 degrees celcius today which converts to 97 degrees Farenheit (may not sound too bad, but imagine muggy humidity of around 78%). But there is an upside.  Later in the day I looked up and … Continue reading

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Haji Lane Graffiti & Strict Singapore

Never thought I’d see graffiti in Singapore. Quite refreshing I must say, when it becomes part of street art. Perhaps poor Oliver Fricker should have tried this artsy area instead of our MRT trains that ended up embarrassing authorities with … Continue reading

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September the 11th, 2001: I Watched in Disbelief

When B called me to tell me that a plane had hit a building in New York, I thought it was probably a small craft that has accidentally brushed a building. I didn’t even think there would be any injuries. … Continue reading

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Universal Studios – Roller Coaster Ride through a Spooky Pyramid

I am petrified of roller coasters.  Somehow I ended up on an indoor ride at the new Universal Studios in Singapore.  Will I go on it again – “No Way!”.  Do I regret it?  – “Actually I’m kinda glad I … Continue reading

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