Ever have one of those days when you know just like every new day that the next day is going to start, but you really don’t feel like being around when it does?
I may have gone a little overboard on what I thought about one of our Education Ministers.
This went viral on 9GAG back in February last year—exactly one year ago, in fact. And I’m going to say straight out, I really didn’t agree with this back then, and I really don’t agree with it now.
This is beginning to be as sensitive as talking about religion. And it’s getting worse and worse every year. Then there are all these positive initiatives getting people to share stories and PSLE T-scores in the name of telling Nintendo DS-denying parents grades don’t matter (she’s since learned an important lesson: be careful what you say in front of a journalist). First: I love … Continue reading The Big PSLE Freakout
Up until I was 35, I wanted to be successful, too. Or at least, I was taught to want it.
The week before, I took a day off to bring everyone to Kidzania Singapore to see if we could get tickets, but we arrived at Beach Station at 2pm, and seasoned parents of Kidzanians will point at us and mock us in utter noobery of not knowing that we can’t just get walk-in tickets into … Continue reading Kidzania: Understanding the Mania
Trying to come up with a set of “ethical guidelines for paid bloggers” is a rather myopic, narrow-minded, and quite honestly, stifling approach to a much larger problem.
50 years on, Singapore still has a lot to learn about being one united people, regardless of race, language or religion.
Happy New Year, Ms Tan Moi. May your online spur of the moment be a lesson for us all to show some respect.
Post by Winston Tay. I have a habit of trolling telemarketers. Some of my friends know this, and I haven’t received any calls for a long while now. I suspect it has to do with my history of talking back to the poor guys. Post by Winston Tay. Post by Winston Tay. Post by Winston … Continue reading The 5 Times I’ve Trolled Telemarketers and Put It Up on Facebook
It’s not often that an opinion piece in the Reflect section of ST’s Sunday Life! will get any noticeable attention. But this week, one did. Evidently the writer knew what was coming for sure, but The Blogfather would like to say some things in his defence.
I was told yesterday morning about a press conference that the NLB was holding to address the book removal issue that became a thing the day before. .@NLB is currently holding a press conference to explain how it chooses books for children. — TODAY (@TODAYonline) July 10, 2014 Up until Today Online started covering the … Continue reading Three Books, The Book and Barbra Streisand