Monthly Archives: February 2019

Stopped Driving

I got my driving licence in 1977, my first car in 1983. I was driving since then. After 35 years of owning cars, I de-registered my Toyota Corolla Altis this morning. This car had served me well for 10 years. … Continue reading

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I Remember – My First Driving Licence

My first driving licence was in paper form. I Passed the driving test on 9 December 1977 while I was still serving full-time National Service. It was 41 years ago. During that time, my driving instructor was fierce and did … Continue reading

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Reunion Emotions

On the first day of Chinese New Year, we gathered at my nephew’s house for lunch. I have nine nephews and nieces and like the year before one nephew opened up his house for a large gathering of thirty-three people. … Continue reading

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Spring 春

Spring brings hopes of a new beginning. Lunar New Year starts with celebration on the eve. Reunion dinner brings us together. Some of us have not met for a year. Good to catch up when we are one year older. … Continue reading

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Buying Life Insurance Policies as a way of diversifying investment portfolio

Recently, I decided to take up a whole life policy with OCBC. This product is called Premierlife Generation II administered by Great Eastern Life (GE). It is a single premium policy paid upfront. It provides guaranteed cash survival benefits from … Continue reading

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Another break of tradition – Not buying boxes of oranges

Come Chinese New Year, we would buy a box of Mandarin oranges. NTUC Fairprice promotes these oranges from different suppliers. In the past, we would pick up a box and carried it home. Mandarin oranges were brought along when we … Continue reading

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