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If We Only Knew, That The Joke Was On Us

There has been a lot of frustration lately. Singaporeans who care more than what will happen in the next episode of Tanglin watched helplessly as an embarrassing saga unfolded before our very eyes. I’ll come…


Pimps, Petai & Politicians

Thailand – an exotic land of extremes and paradoxes. It is also a land with some of the most colourful personalities in the world. Dull, sterile and strait-laced Singapore simply cannot compare with the boisterous…


Sexless, Senseless & Cashless

It’s the Straits Times again: Manpower Minister Lim Swee Say was queueing up to buy chestnuts at a roadside hawker stall in Shanghai a few years ago. When he saw customers ahead of him waving…




Random Thoughts On National Day

Many years ago when I signed my first book distribution contract for my first novel, Worlds Apart, I found an interesting clause in the contract. As author and publisher, I must indemnify the distributor against…


Intimate Services In A Virtual World

I’m mostly a Facebook guy, but one fine day a couple of weeks ago, I suddenly decided to flirt with my dormant Instagram account. I started posting pictures with messages and hashtags. This greatly improved…


Brain Drain, Beauty Drain

This is a good time to revisit a post I made some time ago. An “unofficial” photo of the Miss Singapore Beauty Pageant 2017 which has been circulating online drew a chorus of jeers from…


The Best, Worst & Most Disruptive of Times

In the fastest growing and most competitive economies in the world, parents are often made to feel guilty for not giving their kids a head start. Those who benefit from such tactics are tuition centres…


Gravy & Aunties

It was Sunday and I brought my kids down to Bedok for a TCM session and some roti prata for breakfast. I also ordered some Indian rojak. While I was waiting for my rojak to…