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Hello Halloween

Although it originated in ancient times when people would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off evil, now, it is more an event for both children and adults to dress up in their favourite costume and have some fun with friends and family. It’s also a happy day for kids as it is when …

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Why Travel? Enjoy our own Cherry Blossoms in Singapore

There is no need to buy a ticket, pack your bags and fly to Japan just to enjoy the Sakura. We have our own ‘Sakura’ season in Singapore, just right at our doorsteps. Spotted this beautiful flowering tree, which resemble cherry blossom, which I read is called trumpet tree (scientific name Tabeuia rosea) right outside …

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Lovely Family of Otters

Expect the unexpected! Something which I just learnt on 2 August 2019 at a Brahma Kumaris workshop about Stress Management. Wow, what a surprise! A family of otters came by at the canal near our block of flats. They were playing and frolicking about on the ground. I didn’t count the number of otters when …

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River Hong Bao 2019 Fireworks Spectacle

For those who went for the River Hong Bao 2019, the fireworks must be the main draw. It was for me. I went for two nights – a three-minute firework on Thursday 7 February and the 10-minute spectacle on Saturday 8 February. I had expected the Saturday one to be packed with people. I was …

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What does Mickey have to do with President Halimah Yacob?

Mickey Go Local Mr Kiasu

Just outside Raffles City Shopping Centre, you will see the exhibition of Disney’s “Mickey Go Local”. Mickey looking cute and studious in a school attire. Mickey all grown up and joined the army. Mickey wearing durian shoes with a good morning towel sling over his shoulder, so Singaporean uncle! Mickey can be kiasu too. Different …

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