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Confused by My Diagnosis

I’m still trying to wrap my head around my diagnosis. When I first heard that I had ovarian cancer stage 1c I thought great, it will be all cured with the hysterectomy. But after the surgery and biopsies another cancer … Continue reading

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Beautiful Articulate Bobbi Kristina in an interview with Oprah

I felt so moved by this interview that Oprah had with Bobbi Kristina about the loss of her mum Whitney Houston.  It’s pretty hard to watch, but I am blown away by how articulate and strong she is. Lights flickering, … Continue reading

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Snapshots of Toa Payoh: Singapore’s Oldest Housing Estate

I was instantly attracted by these sculptures at Toa Payoh, just next to the place where Singaporeans queue to book their HDB flats, called the Toa Payoh Hub. Toa Payoh central is one of Singapore’s earliest public housing projects. Tiong … Continue reading

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Our Trip to Resorts World Sentosa (Part 1 of 2)

I’ll let the photos do the talking for now, as I am in a posting coma.  I am trying to get all the 2010 photos up before 2011 and that’s why the excessive posting.  I also like to post as … Continue reading

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Why Singapore Bookstores Don’t have Chairs

Instead they have signs like the one below.  I captured a shot of this at the Times Bookstore at Centrepoint.  But you can’t stop the kiasu Singaporean.  When there are no chairs they improvise and sit on the floor.  They … Continue reading

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Singapore Daily Photos: Signs

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Youth Olympic Signs Dot the Island

Youth Olympics banners and flags dot the island. That’s the main difference I noticed when I returned from the week long trip to India. Coincidentally the picture of the bus I snapped had a visit India advert on it.

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Culture Shock: Singapore Expat Bloggers Give Great Insights

I love reading blogs by expatriates in Singapore. They give me new insights and perspectives.  They also scoop out interesting tidbits I have overlooked. All of the guidebooks and expat guides to moving to Singapore mention a particular local custom. … Continue reading

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Uniquely Singapore

This just sounds odd to me. It’s a place where your car will be washed by a group of people rather than a mechanical device which you drive though. A usual sight in Singapore. People crowding around to watch a … Continue reading

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