Monthly Archives: August 2012

The 5 Friends you only really need

I first read this in a report in Chinese in MyPaper and wanted to google the English report for a more accurate read (yes, my Chinese is really poor nowadays). What I wanted to do was to see if I could … Continue reading

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We bought a hair shaver a few months ago. With two boys in NS, I figure it is more economical to spend on the shaver than a fortnightly trim at the barber ($12 each time or less). Somehow, Ivan still … Continue reading

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Chin Lee Restaurant – Review

We thought we have visited all the Teochew Restaurants in Singapore but apparently we missed a popular one in the East. Chin Lee Restaurant in Bedok received rave reviews in the net. Its popularity is obvious when you call to book. … Continue reading

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Big – Korean Drama

Inspired by the 1988 Hollywood movie of the same name starring Tom Hanks, this drama started out promising enough but couldn’t sustain till the end. This romantic comedy is also rather disturbing in view of the recent female-teacher-having-sex-with-student-news scandal. Spoiler … Continue reading

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Chui Huay Lim Teochew Cuisine 醉花林

I have been to this restaurant four times since May, thanks to the free Amex $50 (for every $100 spent) lunch vouchers we got from somewhere. Operated by Jumbo Group, the location of this restaurant should hint that the prices … Continue reading

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The day I had an opportunity to grab cash

It all happened one afternoon in June. Aaron wanted to watch MIB III. Mike suggested we all go together and I reluctantly agree – family time. (Nowadays, I prefer less mainstream films.) We went to GV Tiong Bahru. The tickets came with a … Continue reading

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Favourite Child

While attending her Grandson’s wedding lunch recently, an in-law relative asked Grandma, who has 6 daughters and one son, on who was her favourite child. Gran answered easily, ‘I have no favourite. They are all the same.’ Most mothers would … Continue reading

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