Saturday, September 27, 2008

F1 Kitten

Today, whilst catching the MRT from City Hall, a blond woman boarded the train with a kitten. As she sat down she told the people sitting next to me that... More

Sunday, September 21, 2008

42 Gilstead Road - Part 3

The main building at 42 Gilstead Road is connected to the servants' quarters via a shaded walkway. And here are the lovely tiles of the walkway, which I'm sure would... More

Sunday, September 14, 2008

42 Gilstead Road - Part 2

Behind the main building at 42 Gilstead Road, there is another smaller building. Perhaps servants' quarters. This is the view of it from the back... From the front... this is... More

Saturday, September 13, 2008

42 Gilstead Road

This is another one of my favourites on Gilstead Road... Number 42, which is slated to be torn down to make way for 18 freehold villas. Going up the driveway,... More

Monday, September 8, 2008

24-Hour Restaurant & More

Yet another funny sign spotted in Little India. You can get food and more at this 24-hour restaurant... Other wacky stuff spotted at Little India: - Stand-Up For Men -... More

Saturday, September 6, 2008

25 Gilstead Road

Whilst looking up the history of places around me, I came across one interesting find - Number 25, Gilstead Road. Apparently what is now Gracefields Kindergarten was formerly the family... More

Monday, June 16, 2008

The Moosh Cat

Every night, the Moosh Cat comes by my room. Does a little meow, rubs against the chair I'm sitting on as I work on the computer then settles down... More

Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Finally Moved

Yeah... finally got done with moving last week. Slowly unpacking now. Closer to town and enjoying the house.... More

Monday, March 10, 2008

Looking To Move - Part 2

So I've been on the flat-share hunt as of late and am wondering if people actually are looking for flatmates or prisoners... Seen on many postings for flatmates or flat... More

Thursday, February 21, 2008

Looking To Move

Well, with the property market heating up recently, my landlord is looking to sell up so I have to vacate early May. I'm looking to flatshare then if anyone knows... More

Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Maywa Denki

Caught a performance by a wacky Japanese art group, Maywa Denki, at the Esplanade last Friday. Here's a really funny clip about what the group is all about by the... More


Nothing like a bit of whimsical fun to brighten up your commute. Came across this duo, Homocatodicus, at the Orchard MRT station yesterday.... More

Tuesday, April 3, 2007

HSBC Treetop Walk

Two weekends ago, on the hottest possible day, I went to do the HSBC Treetop Walk. Be warned... it is quite a hike. I took the Venus Drive route to... More

Sunday, February 11, 2007

Cafe Del Mar Singapore

Ah finally got to check out Cafe Del Mar on Sentosa two weekends ago. It's situated right on Siloso Beach and has a nice chill out atmosphere. There are many... More

Monday, January 29, 2007


This past Saturday, some friends of mine invited me out to Balaclava for some beer and music. Here's the beer... And here's me, reaching out for the beer... As for... More


Here's another one of the new places I checked out at The Cannery during the first week of this year... Barfly. It's just right by The Clinic but was actually... More

Saturday, January 27, 2007

The Clinic

Interesting and perhaps morbid looking place opened at The Cannery at Clarke Quay, called The Clinic. Everything is medical-themed there. Just realised that this looks like a morgue... And this... More

Tuesday, January 16, 2007

Götheborg In Singapore

Went to visit the Swedish ship, Götheborg during the first week of January. It arrived into Singapore on December 30, 2006 from Hong Kong and was moored up by VivoCity.... More

Monday, January 15, 2007

Stand-Up For Men

Here's yet another wacky poster/advertisement in Little India that I spotted when I was there on Christmas day. I can't read the Chinese but I think you can guess what... More

Sunday, January 14, 2007

Dimitri From Paris At Attica Too

On the last Friday of 2006, Dimitri From Paris was back in Singapore again (last time I saw him was in 2005). This time gracing the decks over at Attica... More

Saturday, December 9, 2006

6th International Guitar Festival 2006 - Oscar Ghiglia

I got an invite to go to a concert last night. A concert by Italian musician, Oscar Ghiglia. It was really good. Had a front row seat so I could... More

Monday, November 27, 2006

Christmas Decorations 2006

Stepped out tonight for some fresh air and to stock up on medicine again for this dreadful cold. Headed out to Orchard Road, which isn't exactly a place far from... More

Wednesday, November 22, 2006

Next Stop, Christmasland

Christmas has descended on Singapore a month early. The decorations are up everywhere and Christmas music (man... that Christmas music... that endless, mindless Christmas music in all its different styles)... More

Tuesday, October 10, 2006

Because Nobody's Perfect

Spotted at the local Border's, a magazine called "Plastic Surgery & Beauty." Even funnier was the tagline immediately below the name of the magazine... "Because nobody's perfect." LOL!... More

Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Anybody Lost A Shoe?

Footwear galore outside the Indian temple in Chinatown. They're just scattered all over the sidewalk and even on top of the vending machine.... More

Sunday, September 17, 2006

Isn't It Ironic

A friend and I were slowly making our way down the stairs at Mezza9 last night when a security guy comes up to us and asked that we step aside...... More

Friday, August 25, 2006

WOMAD Singapore 2006

WOMAD Singapore is on today till Sunday at Fort Canning Park. If you haven't bought your tickets yet, you can still buy them at the entrance at SGD40. Last weekend... More

Monday, July 31, 2006


Spotted this poster in Little India. I've heard of Hollywood, Dollywood and Bollywood but what is Kollywood??... More

Monday, June 26, 2006

Brady Needs A New Home

A friend of mine is going away and is looking for a new home for Brady, her 8-year-old male Shih-Tzu. Interested parties and dog lovers in Singapore, please contact jkjacq2003[at]yahoo[dot]com[dot]sg... More

Tuesday, June 13, 2006

The Mad Shop

Haha... came across this somewhere in Little India over the weekend.... More

Saturday, June 10, 2006

Broadband Free Upgrade

Great. Just got a letter in the post saying that my broadband will be upgraded from 2,000 Kbps to 4,000 Kbps at no extra charge. However, it will only start... More

Monday, May 29, 2006

Jewelry Sale

A friend of mine who creates custom made sterling silver and gold jewelry is having a sale this Friday, June 2 in Singapore. Details in the mini poster below:... More

Monday, May 15, 2006

Great Singapore Sale 2006

Well... the Great Singapore Sale is coming up soon. 26 May till 23 July, 2006. amazon_ad_tag = "adysmalaysili-21"; amazon_ad_width = "468"; amazon_ad_height = "60"; amazon_ad_link_target = "new"; //-->... More

Friday, May 5, 2006

Free Fish

Looking for pets that's not going to scratch your furniture or poop around the flat? Well, look no further. If you live in Singapore and are looking for fish then... More

Saturday, April 1, 2006

Queen-Sized Bed Frame For Sale

A friend of mine in Singapore is selling a lovely queen-sized bed frame at SGD400. She'll even throw in a matching chest of drawers at no extra cost. Interested? Drop... More

Wednesday, February 15, 2006

Need A Portrait Done?

If you live in Singapore and need some lovely, lovely portraits done then go see a friend of mine. He's a fashion photographer here but also does private sittings for... More

Sunday, January 29, 2006

Happy Chinese New Year

Happy Chinese New Year everyone! Kong Hee Fatt Choy... Gong Xi Fa Chai... ang pow lai lai. :-) Hehehehehe... Photo above is of the red lanterns hanging outside the... More

Monday, January 9, 2006

PM's Visit To Ministry Of Sound

This is too funny... I guess the PM didn't have to stand in line to get into MOS! You can also read and look at photos about the preparations leading... More

Saturday, January 7, 2006

Can You Say...

...miserable? That's exactly what the weather has been like since Christmas. :-P It's just been raining away day and night. Nice sleeping weather as it is nice and cool but... More

Tuesday, January 3, 2006

Public Holidays For 2006

Wow... the new year has just started and already there are public holidays coming up. Just got the list from an online travel place I'm signed up with... Hari Raya... More

Friday, December 30, 2005

Sculpture Square

I walk by Sculpture Square quite often because it's usually on the way to the Peace Centre where there's a music shop that I frequent. Usually, the Square would be... More

Saturday, December 24, 2005

Dial A Coke

Whilst I was mooching around one afternoon last month... just wondering around the historic Telok Ayer Street area, taking photos... I went into the Thian Hock Keng Temple to see... More

Sunday, December 11, 2005

ZoukOut 2005

Wow... what an experience ZoukOut was. It was crazy trying to get there. The long line getting into Sentosa Island was super long! The number of taxis going in were... More

Friday, December 9, 2005

Sunset From Elgin Bridge

I finally dumped the images from my cell phone onto my PC. Here's a lovely sunset from Tuesday evening. Taken as I was on the Elgin Bridge.... More

Sunday, November 27, 2005

Dimitri From Paris At Zouk

Last Friday was a really great night over at Zouk. Dimitri from Paris (funny how he is branded as being "from Paris." I suppose there must be other DJ Dimitris... More

Reggae Night At Bar None

Last two Thursdays ago (Nov 17) was Jive Talking's 15th birthday at Bar None. To celebrate the event, the band had reggae night. It was great. The music was thumping,... More

Tuesday, October 25, 2005

Black Sky

This photo was taken a few minutes ago in the middle of the afternoon! Look at how black the sky is. It's like as if the Langoliers are coming. UPDATE:... More

Thursday, October 20, 2005

Stormy Wednesday

This was how the sky looked like yesterday (and last Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and today!). It has been raining nearly everday, from morning till night. Makes it difficult to step... More

Saturday, September 24, 2005

Local Gas Prices

Here's the local gas prices for the Shell station near me. Prices are per litre of course. 1 litre = 0.2642 gallons and 1 gallon = 3.7854 litres.... More

Wednesday, September 7, 2005


Not exactly the kinda thing I want to hear about but this was from Reuters, yesterday... Singapore has repeatedly warned its citizens that it remains a prime target for terrorists... More

Thursday, August 25, 2005

Monday Rainbow

I never got round to posting this earlier... but this was the rainbow I saw when I got home on Monday evening. Lovely, isn't it?... More

Friday, August 19, 2005


I'm beginning to smell smoke where I'm at. I'm not sure if it's the haze or someone burning stuff outside. :-( UPDATE: 20/08/2005 Ah... just realized that it is the... More

Thursday, August 18, 2005

TiVo Service Soon

That was the headline I found on the Life! section of the Straits Times site but because I don't have a subscription with them, I can't read the !@#$ article.... More

Wednesday, August 3, 2005

2005 National Day Rehearsals - Part 2

So here's Part 2 of photos from last Saturday's rehearsal. Here we have some launchers vehicle launched bridges. Another truck carrying a generator? A gun... Communications vehicle going by... And... More

Sunday, July 31, 2005

2005 National Day Rehearsals

For the past two Saturdays, I've been hanging around the Fullerton Hotel area to try and photograph bits of the National Day rehearsals (btw, National Day in Singapore is on... More

Friday, July 29, 2005

Giant Roach

This has got to be one of the worst ad campaigns I've seen. It's so revolting to look at that I end up not looking at the entire billboard... More

Sunday, July 24, 2005

Journey of Faith

The Asian Civilisations Museum is currently having an exhibition called "The Journey of Faith." It runs from June 18 to October 9, 2005 and features the Art and History from... More

Wednesday, July 20, 2005

My Photos At Hype Gallery

The Hype Gallery is now in Singapore at The Arts House. It's a project that first originated in London to provide "aspiring artists, photographers and film makers an opportunity" to... More

Tuesday, May 17, 2005

The Millionaireasia Party

I'm not a millionaire and I'm sure most of the people who went to the party last Friday (incidently... Friday the 13th) weren't either. Haha... but it was good fun... More

Sunday, May 15, 2005

Karma Chameleon

Apparently Boy George aka George O'Dowd was in town Friday night DJing at a local club (run by NTUC?? WTF!). *laugh* Local blogger, Kelchan, describes that night and shares some... More

Monday, April 11, 2005

Today's Weather

Current weather report: It's finally raining heavily now. Even the wind is howling. There is that old familiar smell of damp in the air... how do I describe it... rainy?... More

Take SMRT, Win A Car

The "Take SMRT, Win A Car" campaign has been going on since last year. I'm not sure though... the grand prize... seems to defeat the purpose of getting people... More

Friday, April 1, 2005

Bebel Gilberto Concert

Wow! The concert last night was great. Her band comprised of only three people, all dressed in black - one percussionist/flautist/saxophonist, one bass player and one acoustic guitarist. Bebel herself... More

Tuesday, March 29, 2005

Another Earthquake

Just saw the breaking news on the latest quake off the west coast of Sumatra. I didn't feel anything here tonight in Singapore but apparently ppl in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia... More

Monday, March 21, 2005

Bebel Gilberto's Coming To Town

Managed to get tix for the last few remaining seats. :-) SGD100 each. Look forward to her concert on March 31. Should be interesting. Afterall, she is a Gilberto (she... More

Sunday, March 13, 2005

Labrador Park

Went to Labrador Park yesterday afternoon. It was a long walk to the place from the bus stop at the main road (found out later that I could've taken... More

Friday, March 4, 2005

Donate Your Old Furniture or Appliances

If you have old furniture or appliances which you want to get rid off and they are still in good working condition then I suggest you donate them to: The... More

Wednesday, August 25, 2004

Stormy Weather

Wow. This morning, the weather suddenly changed from being really bright and sunny to stormy. It is still raining buckets outside now. Good for a nap.... More

Saturday, August 7, 2004

Singapore Fireworks Festival

Last Sunday marked the first ever Singapore Fireworks Festival to be held. Choosing a vantage point to shoot the event was tough because most of the popular spots such as... More

Tuesday, May 18, 2004

Funny Safety Warning

Here's part of a safety warning found in the cabin on board the SuperStar Virgo: For your own safety, it is strictly forbidden and extremely dangerous to burn incense, lucky... More

Tuesday, May 11, 2004


The latest news flash on the local news channel reads as: LATEST: Indon quake tremors felt in Singapore... More

Jump Jump

Passenger jumps off stationary SIA plane at Changi Airport... More

Thursday, April 29, 2004

Another Cave-In

Yet another cave-in. The latest news flash on the local news channel reads as: LATEST: Basement cave-in at Ayer Rajah worksiteThen the scheduled programme was interrupted and the station reported... More

Thursday, April 22, 2004

Latest on Nicoll Highway Collapse

So far three bodies have been recovered from the Nicoll Highway collapse site. There's still one more body to locate. Not sure what the ground conditions are like now as... More

Tuesday, April 20, 2004

The Circle is Broken

Part of Nicoll Highway (behind the Golden Mile Complex) caved in this afternoon, where the MRT works for the new Circle Line have been going on. The hole is quite... More

Tuesday, March 9, 2004


It's been raining non-stop the whole day and it still is. Definitely a nice break from the hot weather and haze.... More


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