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Tag: Asia

  • The Mount Mogan Green [II]

    The Mount Mogan Green [II]

    { This post was originally posted on Someday, we will see the world } As we descended from the villa, we followed the true residents of Mount Mogan, who kindly led us to the waterfall. That was years before we knew about iNaturalist – a time where a beetle is a beetle (to us), with […]

  • The Mount Mogan Green [I]

    The Mount Mogan Green [I]

    { This post was originally posted on Someday, we will see the world } What do you do when your city is under shelter-in-place order?  Grow emergency bean sprouts? Attempt to draw? Spread positivity in the neighbourhood?  Been there, done that?  How about, jumping into the past? Click onto a random folder of old travel images and […]

  • No uncle(s), no owls in Singapore

    No uncle(s), no owls in Singapore

    { This post was originally posted on Someday, we will see the world } “Uncle” is an affectionate term we use in Singapore to address a male adult in his forties to seventies, even though we might not be family. Uncle Bangpao is my father’s friend of more than thirty years. He lives around the […]

  • The (little known) wildlife of Singapore – Part [II]

    The (little known) wildlife of Singapore – Part [II]

    { This post was originally posted on Someday, we will see the world } Before setting up birdfeeders on our roof and learning about backyard birds, I would have identified most of them as “little birds”. But today, there are so many feathered friends that I can recognise in San Francisco. Heading back to Singapore […]

  • The (little known) wildlife of Singapore – Part [I]

    The (little known) wildlife of Singapore – Part [I]

    { This post was originally posted on Someday, we will see the world } When I was seven, my family moved from downtown Singapore up north. Back in those days, Yishun was not just the countryside, but a jungle of sorts. My father wanted his children to grow up with nature and wildlife. My brother […]