Category Archives: Singapore

Sum Kee Jurong


We have been to the main branch at Yeo’s Building but I don’t have any impression on the food, only that we sat outside and it wasn’t very comfortable. This branch is much better, a much larger air-conditioned venue with … Continue reading

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One – The Anthology, Edited by Robert Yeo


Published in 2012 by Marshall Cavendish, I was given this book at a fair in SMU, a perfect reference to what publishers want for my own collection of short stories. Edited by Robert Yeo, this collection features prominent Singapore writers, … Continue reading

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Thai Chang Noi Tze char @Clementi Blk 328


To me, if you’ve a big family, it’s best give Thai food a miss in Singapore, as the portion is small and price expensive. However, in recent years, Thai tze char restaurants have sprouted out in my neighbourhood in Clementi … Continue reading

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AR tricks @ Trick Eye Museum Singapore


I was invited last week to a preview of the recently revamped Trickeye Museum located at Sentosa. Just in case you don’t know what that is, Trick Eye Museum, as the name suggests, is a museum where 2D paintings on … Continue reading

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Moving to Wu Guangzhong’s art


Swaying to the silent music of Chinese artist Wu Guangzhong’s paintings at the Singapore National Gallery is not something people do, or even allowed, judging by the strict gaze from the museum ushers, who were quick, albeit polite, to tell … Continue reading

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Offending Tai Sui


Today is the third day of the lunar new year. This year is the year of the pig. According to this signage in front of Thian Hock Keng Temple at Telok Ayer Road, my zodiac sign, the snake, together with … Continue reading

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The Joy of eating Asian Food


The US TV dating show, The Bachelor came to Singapore, supposedly to eat our local food (https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/voraciously/wp/2019/01/29/the-bachelor-goes-to-singapore-and-perpetuates-nasty-stereotypes-about-asian-food/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.bf148e1627e3 ). Unfortunately, most of the contestants found our food not only not appetizing, one actually vomited.   I don’t blame them. Many local kids I know may … Continue reading

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