Monthly Archives: October 2017

Trip to Hanoi 2017

Last year in January, my family visited Ho Chi Minh City. HCMC sits at the south of Vietnam. It was such a culture shock visiting Vietnam for the first time. The impression then was the deepest. We did not know … Continue reading

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This blog is taking a break

of about 2 weeks.

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Meeting my Secondary School classmates

Six met at Grand Copthorne Waterfront for a buffet lunch yesterday. We were classmates at Gan Eng Seng School from 1970 to 1973 some four decades ago. We were celebrating one friend who had his 60th birthday recently. All six … Continue reading

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“They came to Baghdad” by Agatha Christie – A Book Review

Baghdad, capital city of Iraq, had a glorious history. The US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003 changed all that. Back in the 1950s when this novel was published, Baghdad was a place for travellers to visit. In this spy story … Continue reading

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Started using PAssion Silver Concession Card

I am officially a senior. Singapore citizen on reaching 60 years old can apply for the PAssion Silver Concession Card. This concession card can be used for travel on public transport. The same journey now costs me 30% less. Eligible … Continue reading

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Gifts to my child

Money is not one of those gifts I am thinking about. To give money or to leave a bequest for your child after you are gone is easy on condition that you can afford to do so. There are gifts … Continue reading

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