I just came across a poem called A Singing Voice by Kenneth Rexroth. It's not the first time I've read it, but it's been years, I believe, since I last did so. I recall the very first time I read this poem; I got goosebumps and experienced an extremely strong sense of nostalgia. I may... Continue Reading →
I tried getting the corporate pass to the zoo today but was told that it was all taken up for the month of February. Thankfully the fiancée's company has the pass to the zoo too, and hopefully she'll be able to get one in March. Then we can finally sing this song with gusto: PS:... Continue Reading →
Just came back not too long ago from Malaysia, after spending the night at my aunt's Malaysian home. She had been urged by her Malaysian neighbours to return to Malaysia to see the firecrackers and fireworks -- "Singapore's too quiet!" her neighbours told her. The transition into the Lunar New Year or Chinese New Year... Continue Reading →
I read with interest an article in the magazine "business minds" emphasising the importance of IT investment, and how the tough economic climate has been forcing companies to cut their IT spending. It reported that small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are the worst off, with their already lean budgets being squeezed even tighter. I agreed... Continue Reading →
Annoyed at my dependence on Pro Evolution Soccer (an hour daily on weekdays, twice or thrice that amount on weekdays), I have taken the DVD out and placed it in a dusty drawer, perhaps never to see the light of day again.
And the looking at her looking a little stressed, I sent the future missus a link to what I thought was a pretty funny video/gif on camouflaging in the office. Soon after I sent her the link, she said to me, "Ooh, office camouflage. I like do this! I like to camouflage in the office!"... Continue Reading →
This month will be the month I find out if I'll have a salary increment. I told the future missus that if I didn't get one, I'll be looking for another job. I don't know if I will though. I enjoy what I'm doing, and it doesn't take up too much of my time (overtime's... Continue Reading →