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Dance like no one’s watching

Oct
11

Climate change is real, and its effects are happening now

Sep
13

When Richard Branson decided to ride out Hurricane Irma on his island, we all thought he was just being his crazy eccentric rich old man self.

But no, he was riding out the storm in his, ahem, concrete wine cellar so he can document the devastating damage first hand.

He also hit out hard at climate change deniers, writing this on the Virgin site:

Man-made climate change is contributing to increasingly strong hurricanes causing unprecedented damage,” wrote Branson on the Virgin website. “The whole world should be scrambling to get on top of the climate change issue before it is too late – for this generation, let alone the generations to come.

I personally believe we’re truly at the precipice of of no return, and we, as inhabitants of Earth, need to really band together and do something about this. Otherwise, if we don’t kill ourselves soon enough, we’ll evolve to be the alien villains we all see in the Marvel and alien invasion flicks, scouring planets and devouring them of all resources before moving to the next.

And I really don’t want to be the bad guy.

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What are you reading?

Jul
28

National Reading Day is upon us, so naturally, we rounded up the gang to do some light reading.

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Don’t be alarmed, but a tiger is coming!

Jun
22
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Pattern more than badminton

Jun
16

If you’re Singaporean or residing in Singapore, you need no introduction to the ongoing saga.

Basically, LHY and LWL are claiming abuse of power. LHL is claiming LKY’s last Will to be hastily prepared, and that LKY may not have been fully informed of everything that was in the Will.

According to LHL, LWL was initially skeptical of LHY’s motives regarding 38 Oxley Road, but they now appear to be on the same side, slamming LHL for attempting to block them from executing instructions in the Will to demolish 38 Oxley.

Emails are being published. Fingers are being pointed. Publishable portions of the Will are published.

And we, as a nation collectively, are doing this:

At this point, a lot of it is still he said, they said. But it sure is developing faster than George R.R Martin can kill off characters!

And like a good episode of LOST, more questions than answers are being provided right now.

LHL

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No treadmill required

May
08

Sometimes, a little creativity is required to get that boy to exercise.

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3’s a crowd but 4’s a hoot

Apr
28

So I haven’t really updated much since the arrival of Jubes, so here’s a little peek at what we’ve been up to as a foursome.

Needless to say, it’s been tiring, frustrating, endless clearing of shit, sleepless nights, and thoroughly rewarding.

To anyone still on the sidelines about having kids, jump in, I say. You’ll love it.

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Oli loves to dance

Mar
29

A lot.

As evidenced by this.

I hope he always finds the simple joys in life, and never stops dancing.

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