Tag Archives: Singapore

Between Nanyang style and art moderne

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Can’t say I now know Tiong Bahru like the back of my hand but definitely much better than before. Probably best to go on a weekday when it’s calm and quiet sans throngs of camera-toting, café-hopping hipsters.

Long overdue

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It’s funny — maybe not so funny — that I don’t know Joo Chiat as well as I should given that I’ve been an Eastsider all my life. Spent an afternoon with the husband this trip back aimlessly strolling around Joo Chiat, exploring its nooks until we had to hurry home for dinner. Not surprisingly, I’ve since come down with a serious case of conservation shophouse envy.

Typography Singapore #44

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Empty streets under a shroud of record-level haze

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On hindsight, it probably wasn’t the best day for a day out with the parents.

Things ain’t like they used to be

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Clubs and associations were way cooler in the past.