Thoughts Category

August 24, 2016

Clearing the Trays

Singapore has this perpetual problem of getting people to return their food plates and trays to a central collection point unlike say in Japan and South Korea where it is…

August 15, 2016

Everybody loves a Winner

By now probably the whole of Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines and maybe some part of the US and the rest of the world knows who Joseph Schooling is.¬†With all the noise…

July 3, 2016

More ado over Parking Charges

Just last week the HDB and URA announced increases in car parking charges for public car parks effective from December this year. Expectantly there was an immediate public outcry on…

June 19, 2016

Sembawang Hot Spring

Not many people know Singapore has a natural hot spring except maybe those who lives in the Sembawang/Gambas area. I heard about it long ago but never did find the…

June 14, 2016

No more Green Corridor, just Rail Corridor

When the announcement came out about the “upgrading” of the Green Corridor, nature lovers were not too enthusiastic about the changes so much so that they set up a site…

May 16, 2016

Before the Wrecking Ball Comes – Rochor

I never really noticed the flats at Rochor. Even when news emerge that the whole lot of flats there will be tear down for a new expressway or mrt line,…