Tag: singapore

  • Rainy Day Adventure from London Bridge to Borough Market

    Rainy Day Adventure from London Bridge to Borough Market

    Starting with a free copy of the Evening Standard at London Bridge station around noon, I braved the rain to wander to Borough Market, getting somewhat drenched in the process. First stop was Monmouth Coffee for a decaf flat white. The coffee shop’s inviting warmth, enhanced by heaters, provided a perfect 30-minute escape from the…

  • Drink stall curiously named CocoCane

    Drink stall curiously named CocoCane

    As you stroll through the bustling corridors of the mall in Singapore, your attention might be caught by a rather audacious kiosk: CocoCane. Yes, you read that right. The name might make you do a double-take, resembling something far less innocent than what the stall actually offers. The stall serves up two of the most…

  • Observations in Singapore 2022

    I had the opportunity to visit Singapore recently and wanted to share some quick thoughts. New Thomson–East Coast MRT line The city’s commitment to growth is evident in the ongoing MRT line extension. Although incomplete, the ready stations hint at the future of public transit here. Mask down people Most people are gradually leaving their…

  • Singapore and COVID-19

    I was visiting Singapore last week and it certainly feels crowded. Everyone is still masking up in public transportation and hospitals. I also see some people voluntarily masking up in the mall. Singapore records 6,888 new Covid-19 cases There were 6,888 new Covid-19 infections on Tuesday, a jump from the 2,587 new local cases the…

  • Teen backflips rhino, skips courts

    A warrant of arrest has been issued for a teenager who faces several charges, including trespassing into the Singapore Zoo rhino enclosure to perform a backflip as well as killing a frog at a Sentosa Cove property, after he failed to turn up for a court hearing on Friday (Nov 5). His parents were unable…