I was determined to both get my opinions about the IRAS debacle aired, and going to a sponsored food review at a high-brow Chinese restaurant. Kind of ironic, but let’s see how this works.
Determined to end the emotional roller coaster ride of the last six months, I decided to look up an old friend that might give me an opportunity to cheer us up with some actual roller coaster rides.
50 years on, Singapore still has a lot to learn about being one united people, regardless of race, language or religion.
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.
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.
You probably know them for longer than you’d care to admit. They appear every now and again, offering theatrical performances and workshops focused squarely at entertaining and educating kids. Some might even vaguely remember them from the late 80’s, but the name holds more significance for Singapore than you might imagine.
All The Blogfather is asking is for some love from one of Singapore’s most iconic landmarks. Is that too much to ask? I don’t know. But I’m asking anyway.
In the midst of his very candid, almost tongue-in-cheek presentation, mostly involving showing us a barrage of pictures of his son, he’d inject some anecdotal information on his photojournalist background, used to blog just like us, and that his son was autistic.
I sat up. I had just met Bob Lee.
Be it toys, comic books, or even games, some of us will have grown up with a vision of amassing what we hope would be a treasure trove of nostalgic memorabilia that would grow in monetary value over time. Then you become a dad.
The Blogfather will not let this slide. Whoever came up with this idea, you wait. I will make sure I come and find you. I will bring my entire family, and you will explain to my son in front of his face why you very nearly made him cry that night.
This is a picture of my son, taken a month before his first birthday. We were at my sister’s place celebrating his cousin’s birthday. It was a landed property with a large outdoor garden, so a bouncing castle was ordered in for the party. As you can imagine, all the kids spent most of their … Continue reading The War Against Dengue Part II: A Child’s Tale
You may have heard of the 10-minute Mozzie Wipeout. I remember resenting the term “mozzie” being used so endearingly for what I know now to be the one animal species “responsible for killing more humans than any other animal on the planet”.