A highway collapsed, a pervert apprehended, a bystander to a crime called out, and never underestimate the power of peanuts.
Although I keep blogging about food, I remain as one of the most boring person in Singapore when it comes to having lunches. Back in the army and prison, when lunch was provided, everybody around me was looking for an excuse to lunch out, while I was very contented with what I was served in the messhall. Even now, 2 years after I hung up my uniform for the corporate world, my lunch option is usually very simple: The mixed rice stall, a.k.a point-point-rice (ppr), at the in-house canteen.
One Sunday, I had lunch with XD at the McDonald's in Punggol Plaza. We had unwittingly chosen a peak period, which meant crowded tables and long queues. XD took a good 20 minutes before he returned with the food and after sitting down, he started to describe the chaos at the counter, caused by only 1 [...]
The decision to treat myself to a staycation at Oasia Novena started with a targeted-advertising by Far East Hospitality 2 months back. I am a return customer, though I had only stayed at its hotels for only a few times the past few years. However, I was surprised that they dangled a carrot in front [...]