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Archive for May, 2014

Does Singapore (Changi) airport have free WiFi?

By on May 30, 2014 in Singapore with 0 Comments

Singapore (Changi) airport has free WiFi. Well, I think it does… But I am not sure… At the Airport you will see #WiFi@Changi listed as an open WiFi.  You can join it, and when you do you get a welcome screen asking for your mobile phone number so they can send you an ‘activation’ code. I […]

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Weirdest taxi driver of all time….??

By on May 29, 2014 in General with 0 Comments

Just taken a taxi from where I live in Malaysia to Singapore (Changi) airport and it was one the oddest drives I have ever had.  I don’t suffer from travel sickness, sea sickness yes, but not general travel sickness, and yet this driver made me feel queasy within 20 minutes if leaving my house. Initially […]

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Storm over Southampton University, Malaysia

By on May 28, 2014 in Malaysia with 0 Comments
Storm over Southampton University, Malaysia

Just watched an amazing storm roll in over Southampton University, Malaysia… The storm passed almost overhead. How do I know? Well, if you count the seconds (One-Mississippi, Two-Mississippi, Three-Mississippi, etc.) between the flash and the bang in a lightning storm then for every 5 seconds (5 Mississippis) the storm is 1 mile (~1.5 km) away. In […]

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Mass moth hatching in Johor Bahru, Malaysia

By on May 27, 2014 in Malaysia with 0 Comments
Mass moth hatching in Johor Bahru, Malaysia

A mass moth hatching in Johor, Malaysia! Over the last week or so I have seen a number of these moths around the place… I have no idea what they are called, and I didn’t see any of these last year, I guess it has been some sort of mass hatching brought on by the […]

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A visit to UK Farms, Kluang, Johor, Malaysia – sheep, goats and ostrich…

By on May 25, 2014 in Malaysia with 0 Comments
A visit to UK Farms, Kluang, Johor, Malaysia – sheep, goats and ostrich…

Today I visited UK Farms, Kluang, Johor, Malaysia. An interesting place that is a cross between a working farm and, as they call it, an ‘agro-resort’. That is, it is part working farm, part education centre, part holiday resort. Unfortunately (for me) I was in a ‘Chinese’ visitors’ group, so everything was in Chinese… Sheep […]

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Day trip to Singapore – your Malaysian road tax must be valid?

By on May 11, 2014 in General with 0 Comments

Quick day trip over to Singapore and when I got border and inserted my Autopass* card it flashed up an error saying my Malaysian road tax had expired. The problem was easily fixed by visiting the Autopass office, but what I found odd was why would the Singaporean government be concerned about whether or not […]

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