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Were Things Really Better in the Old Days?

Wrote more about my childhood. Hope you will like the post I wrote some time ago and will share your thoughts too. In all honesty, still feeling really down and finding it tough to write about temporarily happy occasions. Been … Continue reading

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I am Living

Heart wrenching tale by a very brave survivor of unimaginable childhood trauma. Wish I could say or do something to erase her pain. Just want to share her blog, I am Living This brave woman needs all our empathy and … Continue reading

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Abuse of Elderly Patient at Singapore Nursing Home

This just makes me so sad. It’s just horrible to see how the poor elderly lady was abused. This was captured on camera but there may have been worse cases that went unrecorded and that gives me the shivers. I … Continue reading

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Books: Sybil

Back when I was a kid a miniseries I watched on TV about a little girl left me unable to sleep for weeks. The child was so abused by her mother that 15 other personalities emerged as a survival mechanism. … Continue reading

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This is Why We Love Michelle Chong of the Noose

The boy who has been serving in the army has expressed remorse since the incident came to light, but I wonder whether domestic helpers continue to be mistreated. This is because there is no clear definition when it comes to … Continue reading

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Russian Gymnastics School

I love to watch the Rythmic Gymnastics during the Olympics, but I never truly gave a thought to what these beautiful young girls must go through. The video is haunting and deeply melancholic.  It’s sad to see from their eyes, … Continue reading

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Cruelty Against a Poor Puppy: The Plight of Butters

Update 22 July 2010: The owner was revealed as Ms Kachan Devi and she got away with a warning from the SPCA as they found the dog relating well to her and they considered her intent as well.  Read about … Continue reading

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Workplace Bullying Can Be Worse than Sexual Harassment

Unfortunately, I can tell you from personal experience, that this is indeed true: 1. Workplace Bullying is not defined clearly the way Sexual Harassment is. There is a law protecting you if you are sexually harassed, but with workplace bullying … Continue reading

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Unreasonable Demands at Work

These are some unreasonable demands at work which a friend H shared with me: 1. Getting a work email on Friday night and expecting the completed work by Monday. (you’re indirectly expected to work on the weekends) 2. Getting a … Continue reading

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Hooray for the Slow Movement

In Singapore, I know many people who are being worked to death. The government has been recently talking about increasing productivity – like employees aren’t working hard enough already? Working long hours has become the norm and is expected by … Continue reading

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