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Tag: Singapore

  • The Singaporean 🌳

    The Singaporean 🌳

    { This post was originally posted on A Little Daily Dose } Jon pointed out the 🌳 in earlier days when we started seeing each other. He made me say “Three trees” a million times and I have corrected many 🌳 into Three. Non-English conversations are almost non-existent after I moved to San Francisco in […]

  • 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 […]