Monthly Archives: September 2017

Visit to Dairy Farm Nature Park

You can access the Dairy Farm Nature Park from the Hillview MRT station. If you drive, you can park at Car Park A off Dairy Farm Road and move towards MOE Adventure Centre. When you take the right road from … Continue reading

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“Towards Zero” by Agatha Christie – A Book Review

This is one of my favourites of Agatha Christie’s murder mysteries. The murder had been months in the planning and execution. It was meticulously thought through with near flawless execution. It was to throw Scotland Yard’s Superintendent Battle off the … Continue reading

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Hit by Disruptive Innovations – SPH and Comfort Delgro

Two well-known companies were languishing in their stock prices. The Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) and Comfort Delgro were doing well in the past. Over a one-year period, share price of SPH dropped from $3.77 to $2.76 on 31 August 2017. … Continue reading

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The will to live

The blank look in your eyes Not focused and seem so far off So hard to get you to smile a little You do not acknowledge me I am your child whom you nurtured Do you know I was by … Continue reading

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“Death Comes as the End” by Agatha Christie – A Book Review

The story was set in 2000 BC in Egypt. During that period, there were priests, land-owners and people prayed to Gods. Death Comes as the End is a fiction. The storyline revolved around a family whose head of the household … Continue reading

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“The Secret of Chimneys” by Agatha Christie – A Book Review

The Secret of Chimneys was written before The Seven Dials Mystery. I read the latter before the former and would have been better the other way round. Several characters appear in both the novels. Chimneys is a grand historic home … Continue reading

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Top up Retirement Sum with Cash

Let’s say that you have cash and you have also balances in your CPF Ordinary Account. You have already set aside the full sum for your Retirement Account ($166,000). What can you do with the cash sitting idling waiting for … Continue reading

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Less is More

This does not sound logical, somewhat an oxymoron. To put this in context, the less one acts can achieve more benefits. I am talking about human interactions. Very often, we hear a person X complaining about person Y. Person X … Continue reading

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“Destination Unknown” by Agatha Christie – A Book Review

This fiction was first published in 1955 and the story line did not feel archaic. It could easily be written now and pass off as modern day fiction. Destination Unknown is about disappearances of several scientists and researchers that were … Continue reading

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