Category Archives: Life Journey

Transport Costs since giving up my car

I gave up my car on 8 February 2019. From that date onwards, my transport costs were: Taxis = $122 Public buses and MRTs = $370 Total costs on transport = $492 Total number of weeks = 41 weeks from … Continue reading

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Do not keep your appreciation unexpressed

Why is it that we find it difficult to say “I appreciate what you have done for me”, “I appreciate your kindness”? Is this an Asian thing, to keep our innermost feelings under wrap? I am referring to genuine appreciations … Continue reading

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Book Covers of Living Investment, Volume 1, 2, 3

The book covers had moved from black and white to colour in the latest volume. Volume 3 will be the last in the series. All three volumes are available to view on I will be happy to continue writing … Continue reading

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Living Investment Volume 3 is now published

Volume 3 of Living Investment would be my last in this series. In 2013, I released my very first book on Living Investment.Volume 2 was released in 2016. Volume 3 continues from where we left off in Volume 2. Living … Continue reading

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When I am old (当我老了)

When I am growing up in my younger days, I used to jog. I ran round Singapore Botanic Gardens. I used to run ahead most of my men in the 2.4km run during my IPPT (Individual Physical Proficiency Test). It … Continue reading

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How many are counted as close friends?

Friends are formed by common interest, common environment and common mission. Acquaintances become friends by longer association with each other. We move in circles from the time we were born, from playmates to schoolmates and so on in life. At … Continue reading

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Savings on transport – After stopping driving

I deregistered my car on 8 February 2019 and have not driven a car for 7 months. I relied on public transport like buses and MRTs for moving around. I rarely rode in taxis. For shorter distances, I walked to … Continue reading

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