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Denied: Defeated and Detained in the U.K. Part 1

Turning 40 was supposed to be a different experience than what it actually was. I was couch surfing, unemployed, bankrupt, divorced, childless and no longer doing any of the things I expected I would be doing, not even from when I was only 30. 2,282 more words

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11 drivers jailed this year for helping to smuggle contraband cigarettes from Malaysia

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

SINGAPORE – Eleven drivers have been jailed this year for helping to smuggle contraband cigarettes from Malaysia into Singapore, even as the number of those responding to online advertisements seeking such drivers has risen. 441 more words

Current Affairs

Get In Line!

Off on another adventure and this time it’s not too far. I’m hopping over to Honk Kong briefly and taking in a few sights. But that’s not what I want to ramble on about today. 982 more words

Rambles

Colours of life

Light is a combination, of a spectrum of colours. Each colour corresponding to a different wavelength. The longer wavelengths give out colors like orange and red, while the shorter wavelengths would have colours like blue and violet. 306 more words

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2 former Singapore Customs officers charged for pocketing tourists' GST refunds

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

SINGAPORE: Two former Singapore Customs officers who allegedly pocketed Goods and Services Tax (GST) tourist refunds were charged in court on Friday (Sep 15).  211 more words

Current Affairs

Exploring the desert - San Pedro de Atacama

I arrived in San Pedro late Sunday afternoon, after an amazing drive through the desert.  I didn’t really know what to expect to see going through the desert – I had no idea just how awesome it really is!! 321 more words

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