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Tired of Being Politically Correct All the Time

Worried that I’m gonna have a ton of bricks coming my way, but I’ve just been feeling this way lately. Just had to say it. It’s quite a restricting feeling to have to watch every single thing you say and … Continue reading

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Hermit Tendencies

I am increasingly becoming a social recluse. I often wish I could make myself disappear to avoid painful interactions. My old social care-free self seems like a lifetime ago. And perhaps I was never really that social, but just going … Continue reading

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Does Singapore’s Food Culture Help to Unite Us?

I love getting questions about Singapore from readers. I’m no expert, but if I can help with the little knowledge I have, I feel thrilled. I just got another fascinating question from Nienke from Holland. She’s researching food culture in … Continue reading

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The Stop Cooking Indian Curry Story Upsets Me

Sunday, August 21st, is Cook a Pot of Curry Day. A brilliant group of Singaporeans set up a facebook page to celebrate curry as our way of life and it already has 17,364 attendees. (Update on 19 August 2011: The … Continue reading

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Blogging at Singapore Actually

Delving more into the local scene and what everyone is talking about at Singapore Actually. It’s my other blog which I have neglected for quite a while. Hope you join me there as well. Here are some of my more … Continue reading

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Brazilian Blowouts & Why Can’t People just Appreciate the Beauty of Curly Hair

I don’t know at what point only straight hair and skinny bodies became acceptable and it seems that women will do anything to get what’s in fashion right now. Most often they are told that their hair looks messy when … Continue reading

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Totally Frivolous Post: Am I the only one who thinks David Beckham looks like Ricky Gervais?

When I told B about this theory of mine, he said no way.  But then I did a search and discovered I am not the only one out there who thinks David Beckham is starting to look more and more … Continue reading

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How China Trains it’s Kids to Become Olympic Champions

I would say torture rather than training. A 5 year old child made to live in a boarding school just to satisfy the dreams of his or her parents. Seems so cruel to me. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xnxR1lLrkPg] Didn’t think I’d find a … Continue reading

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Restaurant Selling Dog Meat in Singapore?

Whether fake or real, I still find it deplorable, as I am sure will many people.

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#81. A Country that is Politically Awakened, & her People Care

It was heartwarming to see so many new faces standing up to be the voice of Singaporeans, and more importantly the voice of the poor and marginalized. I never felt more patriotic then when I heard these inspirational speeches of … Continue reading

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