Monthly Archives: December 2017

Remembering Mother

Remembering Mother was published on It contains collections of my blog posts on my mother’s passing on. Advertisements

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“Appointment with Death” by Agatha Christie – A Book Review

Hercule Poirot, the private detective, was called upon to solve the sudden death of an American woman in Petra (in Jordan). Mrs Boynton and her family of 5 children were on a holiday travelling from Jerusalem to Amman. This family … Continue reading

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I Remember – My Parents stayed at Craig Road before

My parents stayed at a few places in their lifetime. The stayed at Race Course Road and later moved to Craig Road before renting a flat from the government. Craig Road is situated in the Chinatown, Tanjong Pagar area. Craig … Continue reading

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Being the Youngest in the Family

I am 60. But I feel young among my brothers and sister because I am the youngest in my family of five siblings. The gap between my eldest brother and I is eleven years. By rank, I will always be … Continue reading

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Old Currency Notes

My mother left behind some old currencies. Thought I share the photographs of these notes. Picture 1: Board of Commissioners of Currency Malaya Straits Settlements and Malay States Face on currency: King George VI $5 1 July 1941 Picture 2: … Continue reading

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Closure – mother’s personal items of values

The family came together today to do one thing: to distribute whatever items of values to all family members of my mother. Mother had no will drawn up. The task was left to my eldest brother who is now the … Continue reading

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Do you know your expenditure for the year?

At least for the big ticket items, I know my expenditure for the year. I know it is tedious to track all outflow of money over the year. Despite that, it is still better to know instead of scratching my … Continue reading

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