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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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Haw Par Villa: Gruesome & Strange, but a Once in a Lifetime Kinda Place

My mum recalls that when I was a toddler I used to love sitting on the plastic tiger at the entrance of Haw Par Villa. Back then we called the place Tiger Balm gardens. Try as I might I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Weird Singapore Weather

Singapore’s weather can be so wonderfully weird. Sunny in the foreground and dark threatening clouds on the horizon, not too far away. Don’t think I quite captured how contrasting it was.

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Psychopath on Board?

After gorging on laksa, we were strolling around the Alexandra area in an effort to feel less bloated. Nothing much to see. Mostly shops selling tyres and car assessories here. Saw some really weird car signs. Boredom and blogging makes … Continue reading

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Weird Chinese Meal in Delhi

I don’t know why we decided to have Chinese food in India although it is famous in some parts for Chindian food. But I just found the concoctions weird. The jasmine tea wasn’t steeped long enough and tasted really odd … Continue reading

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Singapore’s Arab Street: Something Strange

I still have no idea why forks were stuck into the soil of this potted plant. Saw this outside one of the shophouses at Arab Street, which is fast becoming my new favourite place in Singapore. Anyone have a clue? … Continue reading

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Gross Childhood Snacks = Happiness

Some of this may be weird or positively gross to most people. It just happens to be heaven to me. It’s what makes a bad day a whole lot better. Most of it is an acquired taste since I was … Continue reading

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