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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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Bras Basah Complex: A Cool Place for Books, Stationery & Art Supplies

Bras Basah Complex has been around for ages, since I was a kid in the 80’s. It’s the place you go to for books and art supplies. I hadn’t visited this place for a few years and this time, everywhere … Continue reading

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Vintage Cars at Orchard Central

B is a car person, me not so much. Sometimes he talks to me about cars and I drift away. I don’t even like driving so I’m glad he likes it. He does complain about the COE though and commented … Continue reading

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China Square Weekend Flea Market: Collectible Toys & Everything Vintage

It had been some time since our last visit to this mainly collectible toy flea market at China Square. You can read about my last visit here, but this time I took a lot more photos. Lets do a walk … Continue reading

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The Coolest Minaret Lifts at Golden Landmark Hotel

I was at the mall attached to the Golden Landmark Hotel. It’s quite an empty place, but there are several shops that sell mechanical watches, in particular vintage Rolexes. I think there has been some renovation here since our last … Continue reading

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Her Grandma was Miss Singapore in 1960

As I was researching about macarons, I stumbled upon gold. A beautiful post by Aliya, a Singapore girl in Perth who writes about her grandma winning the Miss Singapore crown in 1960. The title was Miss Singapore City 1960. The … Continue reading

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Cameras and Orchids at Holland Village Market

Very cool vintage camera store here. Loving the polaroids. The windmill at Holland V (that’s what we’ve been calling this area, since we were in school) is iconic. I wish that the whole area would be paved up and closed … Continue reading

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Books Actually

When I named my other blog, I had no idea Books Actually existed. I named Singapore Actually after the movie Love Actually and the fact that Singaporeans love using that word – actually – usually slurred as act-cher-ly.Most importantly my … 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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