Monthly Archives: October 2010

Jams and Schools


This morning, I drove all the way from Bukit Batok to Lorong Chuan during morning peak hours to send Ivan to school, something I vowed I would never do (that’s why never say never). But the bus did not come after 40 minutes of … Continue reading

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Marriage Survey in Singapore


There was a report yesterday that 1 in 3 who are married longer than twenty years said they would have married someone else if given the choice. http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/singaporelocalnews/view/1089466/1/.html Mike and I were in the car when the news report came … Continue reading

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Korean wave


For the past two months, I had not been watching any Korean dramas on TV. (I say on TV because I am following a series Please marry me on the internet.) Instead, I finished up three books I had borrowed from the … Continue reading

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Lei Garden @ CHIJmes


On Saturday, we celebrated my parents-in-law’s golden anniversary. They would have been married 50 years today. We wanted to bring them somewhere grand, like RWS for a treat but the parking there deterred us. To us, even maintaining two decades of marriage bliss … Continue reading

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Honjin 7 – Omakase Set


It was Bee’s birthday and I decided to bring her for a treat last Tuesday night for being such a great friend since we met as working colleagues at ICI in 1997. Honjin 7 at NUSS Adam Road was offering a special … Continue reading

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Juliet, Naked by Nick Hornby


With a provocative title like that, the book is bound to attract attention. Unfortunately, there is no naked people described in the book, Juliet or otherwise. Juliet, Naked refers to the title of a music CD that was released after … Continue reading

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The Art of Negotiation


I had a busy Sunday. Mike and Andreas participated in the NB Real Run and returned my car in time for me to meet a friend from Sabah for lunch. I returned home to finish up tidying my garden and by … Continue reading

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