The benefit of unemployment for farmers in Singapore

Urban farming is back in vogue in the Tan family these days, proudly brought to the forth by my mom who has been unemployed due to health reasons. For the most part, farming and plants are in our blood. Made in China and not a member of the elite class mah. I fondly remember planting a mango seed into a pot (and it did grow) before I left for Singapore, of which was subsequently given…

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I long to see the castle in your head

I long to see the castle in your head Brass walls of moribund defense, vines of fatalism raging upwards towards your clock tower From those heights you could see the world, you’ll see me lay down at your feet With nothing to show for except a reckless courage (fools rush in where angels fear to tread) Should I attempt a Signum Crucis, while you meditate in those naked sewers But I’ve never been the religious…

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Student life and its discontents

I have never felt more popular in my life than on the 24th of February, when I loaded my replacement SIM card into a laoya pok pok fit-for-military Nokia phone to find 7 missed calls (from 7 different people) and a deluge of texts. The night before I had meet Cheryl for a preview screening of Man On the Ledge (surprisingly funny for a psychological thriller movie, and too much Hollywood cheesiness by the way),…

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