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Day trip to Singapore – part III: The Hungry Ghost Festival

By on August 18, 2014 in Singapore with 2 Comments
Day trip to Singapore – part III: The Hungry Ghost Festival

This was something odd I spotted in Singapore. The first one I noticed was on the quayside and it looked like they had been burning something on the streets. Odd for Singapore as they are usually quite strict on this sort of thing… So what is this all about? Well, it is all part of […]

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Day trip to Singapore – part II: Nanyang Technology University (NTU) ‘Beyond’ festival 2014

By on August 17, 2014 in Singapore with 0 Comments
Day trip to Singapore – part II: Nanyang Technology University (NTU) ‘Beyond’ festival 2014

This was a weird one to see… And I couldn’t quite work out what was going on at first…. It looked like a poorly attended rock concert… What is the NTU Fest? A charity event? Nope… Turns out to be the Nanyang Technology University ‘Beyond’ festival for new students at NTU. Yep, a ‘freshers’ fair […]

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Day trip to Singapore – part I: around the town….

By on August 17, 2014 in Singapore with 0 Comments
Day trip to Singapore – part I: around the town….

Just had a quick trip over to Singapore – I still find it an odd place, a mixture of the old and the new, and different cultures. I still can’t work out if I like the place or not. I find it a little to clean and organised at times, but on the other hand there […]

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The selfie, the usie, the shelfie, the belfie and now the cofie – a photo of your coffee!

By on August 2, 2014 in Malaysia with 0 Comments
The selfie, the usie, the shelfie, the belfie and now the cofie – a photo of your coffee!

I recently read a piece in The Independent (a UK newspaper) titled – “‘Move over selfie, this town ain’t big enough for the both of us-ie’: Usie becomes the new name for a group selfie” – so a ‘selfie’ is a photograph you take of yourself, a ‘usie’ is a group selfie, a shelfie is […]

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