Monthly Archives: August 2017

You walk alone

When you came to this world, you were alone. You depended on your parents and people around you. They were the people who cleaned you, fed you, and protected you. They were your caregivers. They watched over you until you … Continue reading

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I Remember – I was enrolled in English-Medium stream in primary school (1964)

My two older brothers went to Chinese schools where Chinese was the main medium of instructions. My sister after them chose English-medium stream and I followed in her footsteps. Back in early 1960s, my parents already knew how to hedge … Continue reading

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“The Marseille Caper” by Peter Mayle – A Book Review

I have read all four Capers written by Peter Mayle. If you plan to read Peter Mayle’s novels on Capers, I recommend that you read them in sequence, ie The Vintage Caper, followed by The Marseille Caper, The Corsican Caper … Continue reading

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I Remember – Matriculation for Accountancy course in 1978-9

I was given a place to pursue Bachelor of Accountancy in the University of Singapore (SU) in 1978. At the end of three years, I was awarded a degree from the National University of Singapore (NUS). The SU name was … Continue reading

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My Wish for Singapore

Regardless of race, language or religion, I said this pledge when I was able to read and write. My relationships with people are not defined by who they are. We are just part of the human race. What is important … Continue reading

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Have share prices caught up with 2013 prices?

Let’s see how shares prices of today compare with that beginning of 2013 (about 5 years back). The STI for 31 December 2012 was 3,167 points. It is now at 3,318 points. The performances of some stocks were exceptional like … Continue reading

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I Remember – National Day Parade in 1971

Back in 1971 when I was still in Secondary 2 some 46 years ago, I was in the Red Cross contingent for National Day Parade. Not everyone had the honour to participate in a National Day Parade. In Gan Eng … Continue reading

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