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Visit to Chinatown Heritage Centre and Experience Chinatown

We brought two Taiwanese friends who had never visited Singapore or Malaysia to the Chinatown Heritage Centre yesterday. Even as Singaporeans, we had never stepped into this heritage centre. It was a treat for us too and our Taiwanese friends … Continue reading

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This Rooster Year has significance

My father was born in the Year of Rooster in 1909. The Chinese zodiac sign for 2017 is the Rooster. I would have gone through five cycles of 12 zodiac animals before Rooster comes around again. This means that I … Continue reading

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I Remember – Chinese New Year

As a kid, I was most happy when Chinese New Year came around. The better off relative of my parents would visit and brought a life chicken. The chicken would be slaughtered for the dining table ultimately. My father would … Continue reading

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Dad

There is no me without a father The time I know the world he is there I watch him ride away each morning Sun shining or raining To pick up passengers or transport goods The only way he could Through … Continue reading

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Talking about fathers on Fathers’ Day

Now we see fathers bond with their children and active parenting is the norm. This generation of kids, the millennials, is better off than my generation, the baby boomers. My generation on the other hand is better off than my … Continue reading

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Memory of my Father

Over the weekend, I attended a public talk and the subject of expressing love for fathers came up. The impetus for writing this piece was compelling and germinated at the talk. I seldom talked about my father. My father was … Continue reading

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