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My History

Some blogs are truly engaging. Often I am so drawn in that I feel compelled to leave a comment. Usually the writer has been incredibly generous and brave with their life story. I can’t help but wonder, am I wasting … Continue reading

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Identity

In Singapore your identify is vey much tied to the job title you hold, the company you work for, your marital status and the number of children you have. As such I feel very much on the margins. Very much … Continue reading

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Tired of Being Politically Correct All the Time

Worried that I’m gonna have a ton of bricks coming my way, but I’ve just been feeling this way lately. Just had to say it. It’s quite a restricting feeling to have to watch every single thing you say and … Continue reading

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Hermit Tendencies

I am increasingly becoming a social recluse. I often wish I could make myself disappear to avoid painful interactions. My old social care-free self seems like a lifetime ago. And perhaps I was never really that social, but just going … Continue reading

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Does Singapore’s Food Culture Help to Unite Us?

I love getting questions about Singapore from readers. I’m no expert, but if I can help with the little knowledge I have, I feel thrilled. I just got another fascinating question from Nienke from Holland. She’s researching food culture in … Continue reading

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The Stop Cooking Indian Curry Story Upsets Me

Sunday, August 21st, is Cook a Pot of Curry Day. A brilliant group of Singaporeans set up a facebook page to celebrate curry as our way of life and it already has 17,364 attendees. (Update on 19 August 2011: The … Continue reading

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Blogging at Singapore Actually

Delving more into the local scene and what everyone is talking about at Singapore Actually. It’s my other blog which I have neglected for quite a while. Hope you join me there as well. Here are some of my more … Continue reading

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