We had Xander’s primary school orientation earlier this week. It was a bittersweet moment for the Mother of Xander; it is the passing of a milestone for our firstborn.
In the course of our 8 years’ stay at our humble apartment, we have gone through a total of 5 different vacuum cleaners, 2 of them handheld, and all of them sucked one way or another, and all not perfectly. And then I was introduced to Fluffy.
It’s a week before Halloween, and following the very G-rated experience I had with the SEA Aquarium’s Spooky Seas tour last week, I thought it would be a good time to turn up the fear factor a big notch and share this little story that I usually tell around this time to see if I can make people pee in their pants a little.
Once in a while, I get to indulge a little in a couple of *true* ghost stories. Sometimes I tell them, and sometimes I am told, like what I heard at the “Spooky Seas” themed SEA Aquarium VIP Tour we were invited to.
We were given the Volvo XC90 T5 R-Design to review last weekend, and The Blogfather decided to spruce it up into something fit to chauffeur a bride and groom in… somewhat.
2 years ago, yesterday. It was a Friday. “Can I speak with you, downstairs?” I said to my editor. She looked up at me as I stood next to her. “Uh, sure. Could you give me about half an hour while I clear out my morning routine?” “Of course, take your time. I’ll be waiting at the coffeeshop … Continue reading Making the Blogfather: Turning Point
In one of the last coffee sessions I had thanks to the cover letter I wrote, I took an editor job with a company that had a good focus on family (judging from the category of content they dished out at least), and the person who interviewed me was kind (or crazy) enough to overlook the fact that I … Continue reading Making The Blogfather: Dark Days
SG50 is laden with 50 years worth of national baggage. But that is also precisely why it’s so important that our Golden anniversary as a nation must be celebrated.
amicably, but regrettably, and in what on hindsight now seems like a recurring trend in my abrupt life-changing moments, it began with a quarrel.
it takes a very strong mind and an even stronger heart to watch people bickering over large amounts of money, and witness marriages break apart on an almost daily basis.
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.