Monthly Archives: March 2008

Chinese in Singapore


I read today about the great divide between local Indians and expatriate Indians, and wondered for a moment why the issues are not pertinant with the local Chinese and Chinese Nationals. But I understood immediately. While the expat Indians consider … Continue reading

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Learning more than 听写 and Spelling


My first encounter with spelling and 听写 was when we transferred Ivan from childcare KinderCorner to PAP Clementi when he was at K2 in 1999. Then, the kids were required to have 听写 and spelling on alternate weeks.   听写 … Continue reading

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Bollywood and Jumbo Waterfront


Yesterday was quite an eventful day. In the morning, together with Destine and gang, we visited our old Harvey neighbour Ivy at her Bollywood farm. There, the photographers went wild taking photos of all the insects in the organic farm, while … Continue reading

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My experience at the Singapore Flyers


Last night, Mike and I were invited by his land lord, Ascendas, to attend a event at the Singapore Flyers.   We arrived at 5pm and proceeded to Jalapeno’s Pepper Steak & Seafood for the pre-event cocktail. There we were divided into … Continue reading

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Saturday Night BBQ


It was an usual gathering for the young cousins. For the first time, we had two celebrations, one for Lifang’s homecoming, and the other for Jiangyue’s 25 birthday, which was on 14 March.   Aunt Gracie and Aunt Evelyn prepared … Continue reading

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What school bag do you carry?


This morning, when I saw Ivan’s schoolbag, I thought he was going for an excursion. You see, his usual school bag is a back pack given to him by his father, which he claimed is very heavy even without the … Continue reading

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A chin-chye kind.


I have always pride myself as a chin chye kind of person. (I wanted to say guy but does not sound quite right). How chin chye am I? Well, you can borrow anything from me (other than money, cos I … Continue reading

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