Category Archives: Musing


Z’s in N2 this year, and the teacher asked the parents for the meaning of the child’s name. And we forgot. So this was what I sent after the deadline: “Zoe” means “life”. The other day, someone referred to me … Continue reading

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“The Triumph of Hope over Experience”

So I joked with PL that our wedding vows in a Church is “til death do us part”. No divorce. Only murder. I wonder why the Church is so… bloodthirsty. Must be the wine. That turns into the blood of … Continue reading

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Staycation at Changi Village

Z loves hotels. I think a lot of kids do (my sis’s and bro’s kids do). So for her 3rd Birthday, and PL’s XXth birthday (where XX is a number above 3) which was two days after Z’s, we had … Continue reading

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Bill and Robin

Robin Williams was a beloved comic with a zany energy that was mesmerizing. I thought of him recently when I caught him on YouTube. He suicided because of depression. And while I was in no position to help him, 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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The key to raising children (according to more experienced parents)

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Four Years on…

Four years is not a long time. But the last four has seemed like a lifetime… I might say. If I were doing stand-up on the trials and tribulations of married life. And fatherhood. Actually, the last two and a … Continue reading

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