Monthly Archives: September 2013

I am working

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Weekend trip to Hong Kong

I forgot to post this. I went to Hong Kong  almost a month ago. While Singapore cares for my safety and is watching out for suspicious terrorists, Hong Kong worries about my health and asks me to go to the … Continue reading

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red-haired/ caucasian man’s bridge

Ang mo means red-haired in Hokkien and is used in Singlish as word for caucasian. I  like to believe that the MRT stop Ang Mo Kio refers to that. Unfortunately this is not true.

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Climate

I haven’t worked in a nicer place than the one I am working in now. There was only one place that was comparable in the sense of having a great work climate and that was a French telecommunication company that … Continue reading

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Audio Pollution

While in Germany I listen to music wherever I go because I feel disturbed by other peoples conversations, the audio pollution in Singapore is different. People usually do not speak on the phone loudly in public or having any kind … Continue reading

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Living in Nerdland

Singapore is a place where education has a high value. I remember when I went here in March there were advertisements for getting more education all over the city. If I remember correct, the poster asked if I am keeping … Continue reading

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to the people in the MRT: I am a person too!

Being tall in a country where everybody is shorter than I am can be challenging. On the one hand I am lucky because I can overlook everything, on the other hand people tend to see me as an obstacle rather … Continue reading

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