Singapore — I was in an air-conditioned taxi talking to a colleague and only dimly aware of where we were. Suddenly I knew we were close to where I was going to get out and could easily walk whereas the driver would have to navigate a series of one-way streets. When I stepped out of the air conditioned cab and onto the curb suddenly I was surrounded by office workers all, it seemed to me, cheerfully having l...
Greenville — This year, I decided that I’d finally had enough of sitting at home on Halloween. It felt odd to make that a conscious decision. I definitely didn’t make a conscious effort to sit on my ass, eat can...
Singapore — Sat in our old Starbucks choosing the next book to read. This was never a time to read but a time to catch up. I miss her.
Cosseted in a Café with Coffee
Shelter from the storm
Café spying again
A better flag.
Starbucks and a Kindle..
One of the simple pleasures is a stroll from Raffles Hotel to have a beer outside at Funan.
Cloudy brains on a cloudy day
The thing about chocolate milk and strawberry milk
Halloween - the only thing other than drag shows and Vegas that fuels the cheetah-print economy.
I always get on morning trains looking for great photo ops. I'm never quite satisfied. Back to the computer screen?
Pico Iyer talked last year at the Singapore Writers Festival about how one could have travel experiences even within one's own city simply by going to a new neighborhood.
An embarrassment of riches
Just a single viewpoint?