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Asking my 76 Year old Mum About her Reaction to the Queen’s Passing and About Life Under British Colonial Rule
What follows is in my mum’s words: When I read the news about the queen I thought she looked much younger than her years. I was impressed that she didn’t age that much. I only wish she could live until … Continue reading
My mum always told me the story of how she failed primary 3 and had to repeat it. Every time, she sounded so sad and dejected. She only failed by 1.5 marks too and she was a sickly child. We … Continue reading
This was taken from Central. I am always impressed by this structure constructed between 1937-1939. So much better than the new Supreme Court Building which looks like a flying saucer and I feel quite an eyesore. Guess I just prefer … Continue reading
The most prominent feature on the roads of Delhi were the green and yellow tuk-tuks. We saw them everywhere. And in this shot, a helicopter in the air – probably part of the tight security due to Republic Day. Also … Continue reading
The Fullerton Hotel which was a former post office during colonial times is truly majestic looking. The christmas decorations were tasteful on the outside and spectacular on the inside. I am rushing to get these shots up before Christmas is … Continue reading
This times we parked at the side nearer the main entrance. It was a pity that there was construction and cleaning going on when we were there and a lot of the path was blocked. We then made a promise … Continue reading
We both just felt that this latest Louis Vuitton Ad Display had too much of an Imperialist vibe. Actually B pointed it out to me and I agreed. The porter had that dejected, forlorn look as well, which compounds the … Continue reading
The one thing that made a huge impression on me was the very pretty architecture of the museum. Both the external facade and the building within that was once a Chinese school. The building was constructed way back in 1912 … Continue reading
A January 2011 update with all my posts about My Village: Cafes Restaurants and More Gorgeous Pink Floral Lanterns at My Village Serangoon Gardens’ My Village Again NTUC Finest My Village in Serangoon Gardens Opens Serangoon Garden Village Another new … Continue reading
I admire the beauty in both the old and the new. The architectural wonder of the Marina Bay Sands Hotel takes my breath away but I still love the charm of old colonial buildings and shophouses.
I knew that Kerala was in the southern part of India, but I didn’t know that it was that far south. Previously I was also not aware that Cochin is now known as Kochi. The government is trying to do … Continue reading
I wish there were more majestic old buildings around. I am all for conservation although I do realize that our country is tiny so that becomes harder. Old buildings with character give me good reason to be happy in Singapore. … Continue reading