Category Archives: Life Journey

I spent less during Covid-19

2020 is an extraordinary year. It is a year of Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic. Covid-19 started at the beginning of 2020. We were told to stay-at-home during two months of Circuit Breaker and Extended Circuit Breaker period from 7 April. Retail … Continue reading

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More community cases in recent days – Covid-19

Do not think that it is now safe to socialise freely and to walk around in crowded places during Phase 2 Reopening. Recent days of community cases had seen a spike: 24 June 2020 – 7 cases 25 June 2020 … Continue reading

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Economic Impact of Covid-19 felt keenly

Yesterday, I walked past two HDB shops in my neighbourhood. One is 7-Eleven Convenience shop and the other is Dream Café at Block 163 Toa Payoh. They were next to each other. One common thing about them was that these … Continue reading

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Being Father

Over the years, I had written about Father as a subject matter. Well I had a father naturally and I am a father to my daughter Shu. I have watched her growing up for more than thirty years. Without a … Continue reading

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First Day of Phase 2 of Reopening of Singapore economy

73 days of Stay-at-Home since the Circuit Breaker started on 7 April 2020. That is nearly two-and-a-half months. I had not taken a bus or MRT train since 7 April. Phase 2 of reopening of Singapore economy starts today, Friday … Continue reading

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Unimaginable

Twenty-twenty a changed world Mighty human trying to subdue Microscopic coronavirus We are fearful as it thrives Lockdown of borders Countries and homes Social distancing becomes buzzword We are to avoid contacts Everyone wears a facemask When out and about … Continue reading

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Phase 2 of Reopening the Economy starts 19 June 2020

10 weeks or 70 days today of mostly stay at home, Phase 2 of reopening of Singapore economy is slated to start this Friday 19 June. Dine-in in F&B outlets/hawker centres and retail shops are finally allowed to operate again. … Continue reading

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Covid-19 Fatigue

I have stopped looking at numbers – number of infections, number of deaths resulting from Covid-19 coronavirus. I am numb to these numbers. Since Chinese New Year, more than 5 months have passed. I am just tired at no end … Continue reading

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Where are we now?

2 June, we exited from Circuit Breaker Stay-at-Home measures to Phase 1 of Safe Opening up of Singapore economy. 75% of the economy opens in this phase. Schools reopen too and students are going back to classrooms. Covid-19 coronavirus infected … Continue reading

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Ordinary Singaporeans and residents in it together

I am glad that someone wrote about ordinary Singaporeans and every resident in the Covid-19 coronavirus fight. When I read Jeremy Au Yong’s Thinking Aloud piece in The Sunday Times titled “Everyone is a Covid-19 circuit breaker” this morning, it … Continue reading

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