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#8. Simple Joys – Nice Strangers

The ethnically Malay grab delivery guy who got into the lift with me was so cheerful and nice. “Which level?” Wanted to press the button for me. And he said thanks as he left. He did me a favour but … Continue reading

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Feeling Lost today till a Stranger (not quite actually) & Kind Soul reached out

19 years ago I lost my beloved Papa and this whole week (the dates) are a reminder of my nightmares and trauma. I did things today, I would normally enjoy, but I couldn’t quite taste my food or have any … Continue reading

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This Crazy Need to be Constantly Productive

I look at characters in movies and they get so much done within a day. It makes me feel like a sloth, as on some days, even waking up is a chore. There’s this constant need to be ticking off … Continue reading

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The Kindness Bus

But why does the Daisy look like it’s frowning?

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Kirsten you make me Proud to be Singaporean

I sometimes feel that what I blog about is so superficial, and I have been rather disillusioned lately. But you dear girl, come along with your compassion and bravery and blow me away. I am so grateful that Singapore has … Continue reading

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Letter from Vincent Wijeysingha to our President to Spare a Young Boy’s Life & My Rant

……I am fortunate enough never to have been tempted by the lure of easy riches. I never had to walk miles to school but only to the end of the driveway to be picked up by a school bus. I … Continue reading

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I Don’t Want to Disappoint my Six Year Old Self

My bursting with confidence, six year old self, if she had the chance to meet the 40 year old me that’s plagued with self doubt would say, “You’re a writer. You love words and illustrations, remember?”. I finally need to … Continue reading

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40 Seemed Old Till I Read About Eugenie ‘Sweets’ Who Lived to 114

Now 40 seems positively infantile. I am quite sure I am not fit enough to live that long. Nor do I have the resources, so I don’t wish to. I am still impressed by centenarians (100 or older) and supercentenarians … Continue reading

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