Category Archives: Life Journey

Investing in Investment Property – A personal experience

Like most people interested in investing in residential properties, my wife and I too did this back in 1997 (before the Asian Financial Crisis). On 19 July 1997, we exercised an option to purchase a unit in Trellis Towers directly … Continue reading

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Mesmerizing and Calming

Bird small and light Swoops in under a canopy of green leaves Perches on tree branch Constantly looking left and right up and down Flaps to next branch In search of food Chirpy chirp chirp Sweet sharp and melodious Wish … Continue reading

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Facebook – Entering phase of housekeeping for me

I had Facebook some 9 years ago (7 September 2009). When I first started using Facebook, it helped me to connect with family members and friends. I got friendship requests from my students, long lost school friends, colleagues and anyone … 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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Freed up Financial Commitments

I can appreciate why Singaporeans work so hard to earn a high enough salaries to support themselves in this expensive city of the world. I had been there before. When one is in his forties, he is sandwiched between bringing … Continue reading

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Shocking: Petrol Bill shot up

My petrol bill shot up to $85.56 (after discount) this morning. I am used to pay on average $70 for each pump to full tank. This is a 22% jump based on my consumption and refilling pattern. There is a … Continue reading

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Qing Ming Festival 清明节 – This year is different.

Qing Ming Festival (清明节) is celebrated in a big way in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. It is a national holiday in these countries. As for Singapore, it is not one of the public holidays gazetted by the government. 5 … Continue reading

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