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OH LAWD! My Filling Fell out!

Well, we all know that nobody likes to go to the dentist.. and I am not so fond of it myself.  So, I made a point 10 years ago before I came to China, to do all major work I needed in the USA.  1,332 more words

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Coffee, Tea or Hot Water?

In my workplace cafeteria I remember  a large hand printed sign posted above the racks of clean water glasses: “Do NOT use for HOT WATER!” 255 more words


Mid-Autumn @ Gardens by the Bay 2017

Took a recent walk to the Gardens by the Bay on a weekday evening after the heavy downpour. The evening is fresh from the rain, but it does not dampen the crowd that visited the Mid-Autumn Festival at Gardens by the Bay. 241 more words


AUTUMN HARVEST 丰收之秋 @ Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay

The flower dome at Gardens by the Bay has just launched the Autumn Harvest floral show to mark the arrival of the autumn season. The flower field is saturated in rich hues of orange, red, gold and green. 302 more words


Chinese Chopsticks: Facts, Traditions and Taboos

For those who have already been in China (or other Asian countries), it is not a secret that one of the biggest concerns here is food. 1,238 more words

A short few hours in JB - July 2017

Some days we fancy a weekend out of the city we stay in. For Singapore, the nearby cities would be either Johor Bahru or Batam. During one of the weekends in July, decided on an impromptu day trip to Johor Bahru for a few hours. 496 more words


Reader Question

Hello everyone, After my last post I got a comment that actually had a lot of good questions.  I decided to post it and answer them in the blog…. 1,118 more words

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