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Month: November 2013

China 101: Always Bring A Roll of Toilet Paper Wherever You Go

China 101: Always Bring A Roll of Toilet Paper Wherever You Go

“Sir! The gates are breaching!” Startled from the lull from the audio feedback from external sources, the main controller barked, “What d’ya mean? Pinpoint the source ASAP. We are in a classroom! Goddamnit!” “Sir, yes sir! … Found it!” The minion replied with a beam on his face. Immediately, his face creased, “Approximately 5 minutes ago, the body was instructed to drink 加多宝 that we agree to order from the canteen earlier. Through homeostatic regulation, the muscles are pushing the…

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Singapore Food in Xiamen

Singapore Food in Xiamen

One thing that all my friends, and eventually me, miss on exchange or while travelling on extended trip is Singapore food. Nothing beats having food from home regardless of where you are. So it was a pleasant surprise to find Singaporean-run restaurant here in Xiamen! The lady boss (whom we call her “Auntie” on the first sight) is a Singaporean who married to a local here. She heads back to Singapore every couple of months to refresh herself, saying that…

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Kinetic Rain got destroyed

Kinetic Rain got destroyed

So apparently, some lady decidedly be brave enough to climb over the railings at Changi Airport Terminal 1 and destroy a kinetic installation, Kinetic Rain. It was installed in July 2012 as part of the terminal’s refurbishment. Over the years, it has become a welcoming sight and almost everyone had good comments on the installation. Back to the lady… I saw the news on Facebook through Willy’s page. My first thought was, “WHAT THE HECK IS SHE DOING? WHY IS…

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