Monthly Archives: August 2017

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

The same main characters of “The Vintage Caper” continue in “The Corsican Caper”. Sam Levitt and Elena Morales are good friends of billionaire Francis Reboul who lives in Le Palais du Pharo in Marseille. Le Pharo is a desirable residence … Continue reading

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Walk trails and boardwalks of MacRitchie Reservoir

Catch the early morning sunrise at 7 am along the southern side of MacRitchie Reservoir. Walk the Chemperai Boardwalk and Jering Boardwalk before turning into the Lornie Trail. The whole journey took about one and a half hours to two … Continue reading

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Being 60

I am now 60. Call me senior. I am fine with it. Senior is a label tied to me now with regard to government policies on aging. I am part of this statistics. I am happy that I reached this … Continue reading

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