Tuesday, May 20, 2008


Always wanted a Pg to scream like d japanese. Look C Hear. cant think of an apt title until Vesak Day at a food ct. a well dressed couple at d next table, d guy said Take Bus Home!
Wat A Gt Inspiratn! in sch days teachers always made us write A Journey By Bus, Bus Ride......
on d way 2 d bus-stop, at there, bus ride, on d way to d next spot always hv lots of happenings.
tis perfectly fit d theme of tis pg abt happenings around us n in tis world.

hotelscombined.com, a site for travel seekers. tried it myself. very efficient! try it now!

Canton a 50 something as his name is called is a Cantonese. know him in a foot massage ctr. d use of Singing Bowls has saved me some $ by need not visit tat ctr run by local anymore. & not coz a new ctr in d neighborhood. he claimed 2b a vip member of hotel 81. many were shocked tat canton married a hooker fm china 2 yrs ago!!! he challenged tat his wife left him w a bb wen d kid was a few mths old. he a 'bachelor' since den. after d marriage w d china lady, he sold his flat. afraid tat she might file a divorce n claimed d pty. hard 2 find rm 2 rent. as pple dun quite like china women. even his own bro refused 2 let them stay w him. ok if canton only but not w his wife. he said all religions r fake but must believe in goddess of mercy. he liked 2 boast he knew how 2 chant. he's a freelance plumber. jus a funni guy.

Highest Value in Pawning! on 29/9/09, 4 fun tried tis modern pawnshop at Lucky Plaza. d salesgirl offered my gold n crystal ring $150! told her tat a day b4 abt 3pm, ard d same time, an old fashioned pawnshop offered me $220; & an ord goldsmith shop gave $180, $200 if trade in! her colleage a young guy added tat gold price diff every min. for the last few days 916 gold at $52. they refused to accept my jade! so all their talks, advt & news were rubbish!!!

attended a bridal show recently at a hotel in havelock area. the MC sucks!!! to move d crowd he said "i dun smell" den he went on 2 smell his armpit!!! lucky draw, he read d couples names. only a girl went up. he asked abt her spouse. wen she said he didnt cum, d MC blasted: " tat Bloody Idiot "!!!

Courts Sale. rushed to toa payoh store. $488 destop! checked w d nearest salesman, he looked like a Zombie. he showed me d box, d set wasnt displayed. watever tech infor, he pointed 2 d box! his eyes looked elsewhr most time! $30 delivery fee xpected. i wanted a router 2, 100+ xpected. he explained tat Deliver meant Delivery! Setup was Chargeable fm $69 up! he got d tech side, contractor, 2 xplain more. shocked tat such fee can go up 2 a few hundreds! my disappointment xposed. she called another salesman 2 help. my 1st wds was 'ur tat colleague's attitude sucks'!!! he promise 2 lecture d other guy! didnt xpect 488 could become 700+!!! advt wasnt cleared!!! he den threw in speaker, on-d-spot Free setup, anti-virus for a yr! tat set was only 1gb, xp... i didnt buy!

Fat Liver! tis wat doc told Li. 2 cut dn on Oily food. he's a hotel kitchen helper so he n colleagues will finish up watever left over by diners!

Greed kills Wealth. Unclean kills Health.
so interesting. pple go hi-tech, upgrade, virus, flu virus oso noe how 2 upgrade! confused those experts. benefitted health industries, cleaners... there's a god, there's a demon. good vs bad.

heard tis at a coffee shop: obama is black. now's d turn 4 black 2 hammer white. 'swine flu' is d white man's illness!! muslim oso black, n no pig. 'pig flu' 2 d attack!! michael jackson returns! he's alittle black, alittle white!

MA is the word. today america has ObaMA. earlier on taiwan has MA yingjiu. dun 4get OsaMA presented mr bush a big gift wen he became d president. will OsaMA &/or his team present mr bush a farewell gift??? wat abt MAhatir? wats d 4 MA r thinking rt now??? dun 4get at home u n i hv a dear MA. MA rules.

Chuan Kee Braised Duck, blk 20 ghim moh rd 01-04, & blk 105 yishun ring rd 01-159, made me tis cantonese who only go 4 Roast or Peking Duck a surprise. some1 presented me a takeaway all d way fm ghim moh to east coast. the distance was far but the Duck, Rice, Gravy, Toufu, Nuts even the cucumber tasted Great! a client brought me 2 d famous braised duck store off pasir panjang, it didnt taste gd, so was d svc. go try Chuan Kee.

Chicken Crossing roadsign shld be put up between lor 22 n 4 Geylang! many chicken jus dashed across tat area. drivers oso slow dn. Jam. in sch areas common 2c Children Crossing. in some countries, they put up Cow/Sheep/Wild Boar Crossing.... in d old redhill, wonder ever Pig Crossing!!

many yrs back, at a Buddhism class, d teacher-nun mentioned tat many monks n nuns r in hell! how can tat be? they were holy!
some yrs ago, a famous monk in thailand wore wig after dark n havoced in nitespots. recently here many famous monks were involved in "poor $ mgt"! drive posh cars! well in other religious faiths & charities 2. wen 2 much $ come in, Greed oso tag along. lets put aside bad feng shui & some ill primary objectives.
still alittle bit abt religion. Dress Code. although in some temples, they put up signs tat No Indecent Wearings Permitted, by d time a lady w Bra exposed read tat, quite sure she wouldnt bother 2 act. as a gen rule in visiting any religious pl, No Mini Shorts/Skirts, Tight or C Tru Clothes, Exposed Bra...... including guys make sure u zip up rightly.

a former politician of a neighbouring cty mentioned tat once he retired ie totally out. but lately he's more active den any1 else barking here n there. his cty is doing well.
our MM assured tat he'll come out of his grave once he feels here's unwell. isnt it lucky 2b here? which govt will give u a Lifetime Warranty?

long long ago a couple was lost in d forest. they rqd food. each day d guy plucked a type of fruit or rather d only type found 4 his beloved. she truly luv it. eventually it became d 1st duty of d day. whenever d girl desired d fruit more, she'll demand d guy Man Go. eventually tis unknown fruit got its name.

Nasi Lemak local fav malay coconut rice. a son in law was annoyed of his MIL. but no Bxxxx to say it. each time he visits her, he'll buy her Nasi Lemak. Ah Q's idea. (try breaking up Nasi Lemak n read it in chinese.) guys u can do tat 2!

on the bus saw an elderly Buddhist Nun in the usual robe but she wore a pair of Sports Shoe with the famous 3 Golden Stripes.

in the early 80s wen i was a social worker, in the bedok ctr for low-income, very often a pri 2 or 3 girl came w her younger sis. she's dark so i called her Black Pearl. w reason unknown i jus didnt get on well w BP. often screamed at her. after i left tat job till now w/o fail every xmas n cny i'll receive greeting cards fm her. n she always send v early. attended her wedding some yrs ago. she still call me uncle. w reason unknown i jus dun understand bond. she's going 2b a mum soon. tru here i wish her n family all d v Best. U truly touched me Black Pearl.

football well loved by many esp now betting is invloved, esp euro 08. watched tis am match. the germans lost the golden touch of 1974 (color tv was intro here) n the 80s. gone were d stylo frank b, gerd muller, bertir v....n the noisy goalie sepp m. the turks truly fought but lacked d experience n luck. next match is russia n spain. guess like the russian more. i played for d class team. oso formed neighbourhood n buddies team for near 10 yrs. can play all positions including reserve n referee. haha. my era belonged to gordon banks, bobby charlton, george best, pat jennings, pele of course. into retirement wen maradona n fandi ahmad became pop. now once in awhile play soccer with kids.

small world moves fast. 5+pm went out to buy something. met tis big man. we stopped n xchanged greetings though we'd forgotten our names. Ah! raymond former officer in D bk. he even advised me abt forex in the 80s. came to my old pl 4 party 2. lost touch after he moved 2 another br then another bk. now he's d mgr with O bk tat just opened a br at ubi area. new bk, new a/c, new hope. sure will keep in touch. friendship matters.

recently 3 big names, 2 religious leaders n 1 charity head, "misused" public donation! on the surface, GREED. how did Greed come abt? will 2 much $ make 1 wan more? wen 1 is rich, he'll tend 2 shop 4 all kinds of properities. 1 Bad Geomancy Property is enough to ruin him. Greed will develop!

Proud of the Olympic Game 2008. china truly proved it's there. of course our swimmer n ping pong girls did well.
hmmm.... the male ping pong guy cant play well w/o a coach by his side!! kids must parents in the class!!
president of the ping pong assn acted 2 rashly. residents of ang mo kio grc might be gay or sad of their mp! teachers/principals of schs there, beware! if ur sch doesnt do well, u might hv 2 go!
although boy team is always less popular n less taken care of (i think), there's still not gd excuse 2 underperform!
where'r d sporean boys n girls? parents pse ensure ur kids 2 take up Ping Pong, Badminton, Soccer, Water-Polo, mayb Sailing 2. furture is bright.

National Day contest by the straits times on Best Remembered Places. i submitted my poem. although didnt win, i'm pleased: national library stamford rd so much memory, besides books, many other things to see, convent sch girls, naughty boys, shy couples, walk abt, flip around, world knowledge known, red bldg, red bricks, real classic, 1 gt landmark of our home. proud to say, did some events there, fishing, creative writing, poetry reading, pioneer angling club, writers circle, sty of spore writers, 1st penpal date also there, good place, lucky place, now family friend. 2 great friends, 2 great librarians, little hair & silver head, mr vincent yap & mrs hedwig anuar, kind, caring & sharing, sifu & mother to many others, part of the large community. tears rolled, when lady in red, got to go, feel her now & then, in a tiny box, a little brick remained, like coffin & corpse, she's gone, memory not, once upon a time, there lived a grand dame. 11/7/08, 1pm.

NTU, 2 deaths in such short period of time!!!
8/3/09, 1.30pm.