Monthly Archives: April 2018

“A Shadow of a Shadow of a Dream” by Catherine Lim – A Book Review

I picked up this book published in 2017 by Marshall Cavendish. A Shadow of a Shadow of a Dream by Catherine Lim was released by different publishers before, under a longer title for the book. It was named: The Shadow … Continue reading

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Eco-friendly action plans for food catering businesses

Food catering is a big business. These businesses cater for weddings, functions and events. What dismayed me most was not the quality of the food but the disposable plates, bowls, cups, and plastic cutlery sets provided by caterers. These disposal … Continue reading

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Cost of cooked food must be kept affordable

In recent days, the government has been talking about the income gap between the rich and the poor in this small nation state of Singapore. I would extend it to include the lower middle class who feel the pains of … Continue reading

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“Endless Night” by Agatha Christie – A Book Review

First published in 1967, Endless Nightwas one of Agatha Christie’s personal favourites among her many books she wrote. I can understand why. It was well written, clear and easy to follow sequence of events. The narrator of the story was … Continue reading

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Are we so controlling when comes to our elderly parents?

We thought that we were being good children when we took care of our elderly parents. We told our mother to take her cocktail of medicines prescribed by her doctor. What was the use of bringing her to her doctor … Continue reading

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“One, Two, Buckle My Shoe” by Agatha Christie – A Book Review

This is a Hercule Poirot Mystery. The death of a dentist Dr Morley sparked off a search for the culprit who did this. Or was it suicide? The private Belgian detective, Hercule Poirot was a patient who was attended to … Continue reading

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A visit to Labrador Nature Reserve

This Park size is 22 hectares, not too big but important for Singapore history. It was a World War II site where the British soldiers were defending Singapore against aggressors with its 6-inch Quick Firing Guns (cannons) facing the coastal … Continue reading

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