Monthly Archives: June 2017

Not A Risk Taker

I am not a gambler. I am not good at taking risk. In August 2015, I bought some units in a unit trust – JP Morgan Europe Dynamic Fund. It is a fund that invests in equities of European companies … Continue reading

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“Aunty Lee’s Deadly Specials” by Ovidia Yu – A Book Review

This the author’s second book in the series on kiasu, kaypoh Aunty Lee helping to solve crimes in Singapore. Her first book is Aunty Lee’s Delights. The main characters in the first book continue in this second fictional story. Familiarity … Continue reading

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Visit to The Istana, Singapore

The Istana opens to the public only 5 times a year. Open House today is on account that it is Hari Raya Puasa public holiday. We started early and joined the queue to get in at 8.30 am. Singaporeans and … Continue reading

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Inconsiderate Behaviour

I used to see shopping trolleys belonging to NTUC Fairprice at locations other than at its premises. The users brought their purchases homes together with the trolleys. Instead of returning them to NTUC Fairprice outlets, they left them anywhere they … Continue reading

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Stock index of United States of America defies gravity

Since 2008 in the thick of the Global Financial Crisis, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (Dow) had been climbing steadily. On 2 January 2008, the Dow was 13,043 points. Now it is 21,467 points, a 65% jump in the index. … Continue reading

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Thrust into taking side

23 June 2016, UK held a referendum to decide whether UK remains or to exit from European Union. UK voted to exit. (Brexit) 8 November 2016, Donald Trump of the Republican Party won the Presidential election. President Trump set out … Continue reading

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Time Stealers – Smart phone

You and I have the same number of hours in a day. Everyday, we wake up to 24 hours in a day. How one uses time is personal and is different for everyone. For me, I do not spend inordinate … Continue reading

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Why are people getting angrier and in a rush?

Is it my perception or are people getting angrier and always impatient nowadays? Are people caught up in highly stressed lives that trigger this behaviour? Is this the price people pay in a modern society? Stressed and unhappy. We read … Continue reading

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POSB Invest-Saver – Actual experience

We went to a POSB branch to enquire about POSB Invest-Saver, thinking that it is a product, which must be executed at the bank itself. We then realised that we could do it on our own with POSB Internet Banking. … Continue reading

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“Aunty Lee’s Delights” by Ovidia Yu – A Book Review

The sub-title to this novel is about a Singapore Mystery. It is a mystery for Aunty Lee to play private detective. Aunty Lee owns the café Aunty Lee’s Delights that serves Peranakan food. I liked how the author Ovidia Yu … Continue reading

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