Author Archives: Gabriel Goh

Waiting

My dental appointment was at 9:30. I was in the clinic by about 9:20. I was early because I like to be early. Even though I know that doctors (including dental surgeons) are often late. Their lives are not necessarily … Continue reading

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Till Death Do Us Part…

“Let the dead bury the dead,” says Jesus. So let me bury myself when I’m dead. Or before. But first, Swedish Death Cleaning. In Swedish, the word is “dostadning” and it refers to the act of slowly and steadily decluttering … Continue reading

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Baking 101

Z just discovered pizza. Or rather, she has discovered that she can enjoy pizza as pizza. We had given her pizza before. She ate the crust because she’s a “purist” and does not like her food to be mixed. So … Continue reading

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And sometimes you get less-than-perfect Banking experience

Some time in the last few months, ANZ “sold” it’s local business to DBS. And by “sold it’s business” I mean they euphemistically “transferred their customers” to DBS. I have only one link to ANZ – a credit card. I … Continue reading

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My Little Caterpillar

Z attended a show “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” with her Nursery Class. PL was concerned Z might be frightened of the dark theatre. We had brought her to a show before, and it was dark and she was not happy, … Continue reading

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Banking on Retirement

My Citibanker called a few weeks ago. I did not know I had one. Business is bad, he did not say. So in addition to the High Net Worth Individuals (HNWI) or “Privileged” Customers, they have decided to go down … Continue reading

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The key to raising children (according to more experienced parents)

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