Tag Archives: inflation

My Origin Story from the 70’s- thanks to my mum’s meticulous diaries

My mum shared an old diary of hers with me. “All my secrets” she said. She recorded all her purchases and gifts she received since the 1970’s. The first thing that struck me? Wow, the inflation. Cars were a fraction … Continue reading

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Why I Don’t Like Trying Out New Food Places for The First Time

I’m often disappointed. That’s why I keep going back to the same places. I found the Fish and Chips at Big Fish, Small Fish expensive too, at about S$18 including a drink, service charge taxes etc. it might be more … Continue reading

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The Thing About Cars in Singapore

I’m totally not a car person. B is, so I entertained myself by taking photos when we went car window shopping. If you’ve read my blog you know about my fear of confined spaces. When B asks me about cars … Continue reading

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My Thoughts on Inflation While Browsing at Tanglin Mall

I was attracted by the pretty florals and spotted Cath Kidston designs at Tatty Marsh when we were browsing at Tanglin Mall. It’s one of the prettiest stores I’ve seen. All a bit too expensive though and I’m sure they … Continue reading

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HDB Properties in Singapore: What Happens After the 99 Year Lease is Up?

I have always wondered about what happens when you HDB lease is up, and here’s a detailed write-up about it by Alvin on a blog all about Tiong Bahru Estate. It made me wonder what would prompt young people to … Continue reading

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Cars in Singapore are Perceived to be the Most Expensive in the World

And it’s true. Here’s a video made by the sister-in-law of Shaycarl of the Shaytards. A lovely vlogging family from Idaho that I have been blogging about. Callie is in Singapore because her husband Dave has a job here. Her … Continue reading

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Leave Bedok Hawker Centre Alone

All hawker centres in Singapore for that matter. Just as I was down about inflation and feeling that the one affordable thing we have left is hawker food, I read about the possible privatisation of hawker centres.  Oh the horror! … Continue reading

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