Election season – my take

We have had people in different colour shirts pitching their vision for Singapore.  In the past, we were promised the Swiss standard of living ( do the Swiss work 18 hours a day ?), now the Chairman of one party has promised, if re-elected, to build a swimming pool in his consituency!  Who is paying…

Eve of the eve

Originally posted on LIFE begins @ 58!:
Today 7 August is a public holiday in Singapore. This is one of those rare occasions where the weekends and also the preceding and following Fridays and Monday are holidays, resulting in a superlong weekend. Of course it is Singapore’s 50th birthday and people have a good reason to take…

Eve of the eve

Today 7 August is a public holiday in Singapore. This is one of those rare occasions where the weekends and also the preceding and following Fridays and Monday are holidays, resulting in a superlong weekend. Of course it is Singapore’s 50th birthday and people have a good reason to take a well deserved break. By…

Happy Friendship Day – first Sunday of August

Originally posted on LIFE begins @ 58!:
To all my friends,  Happy Friendship Day.   Thank you for being my friend.  I am very blessed; some of you have been my friend for more than 40 years!  I recently met some of you.  This is surely one of life’s  greatest and priceless treasures we can ever have –…

Happy Friendship Day – first Sunday of August

To all my friends,  Happy Friendship Day.   Thank you for being my friend.  I am very blessed; some of you have been my friend for more than 40 years!  I recently met some of you.  This is surely one of life’s  greatest and priceless treasures we can ever have – good friends.

Re-starting blog

I am back and refreshed after a good three week break. I met many friends, shared many meals, renewed old friendships, discovered new places and have never felt better. As you know, I left full time employment in late January even though the official end date was 1 Mar. I have had six months to…

life

Dear all, I am following up on my first love – writing. Not many know this. I was doing a Diploma in Journalism before NS. Now after 30+ years of working life, I am free to express my thoughts. My blog is in the final stages – the technical part needs some more work. I…