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It’s GE2015

…and this site has nothing to do with politics or the hype going on about Singapore’s general election, but I still want to say: Use your vote and make it … Continue reading

September 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

How we survived with no TV in our house

The usual refrain goes like this from concerned, well-meaning friends. “How did you survive without a television set at home?” “How do you entertain your kids and keep them quiet?” … Continue reading

July 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

3D Print Your Own Mansion

No one does big scale like the Chinese. A Shanghai tech company 3D-printed an entire six storey high apartment and mansions. Can you beat that!? The large scale structures¬†were produced, … Continue reading

January 23, 2015 · 3 Comments

Grand Designs and Life Lessons

Late bloomers like us just caught up on UK’s famous house-building series, Grand Designs. It’s a series that’s been running for the last decade and now into its fourteenth season. … Continue reading

January 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Do’s and Dont’s About Sourcing From China – Learning from experience

Contrary to common perception that sourcing from China is risky, I’ve actually had a pleasant experience so far, purchasing more than USD1500 worth of goods from lamps, LED lights, kitchen … Continue reading

May 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Seeing beauty in the mess

Hardened cement drops on a tested pail, musking tapes lying in a corner, used and forgotten. A pair of spade casting loving shadows in the setting sun. Tough nails etched … Continue reading

March 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

It’s official now

Finally, after killing off quite some trees at the banker’s and lawyer’s offices, we’re now officially owners of a 1550 sq ft, 14-year old condo unit somewhere out there in … Continue reading

February 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Print Me Some Lights, Please

Call me a geek.¬†I am a sucker for anything fashionably techy. A fellow entrepreneur involved in a start-up researching on 3D printing in new materials (can’t tell you what material … Continue reading

January 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Can home ownership actually be a bad thing?

I am against home ownership. This is coming from someone who just bought one. Home ownership in my opinion, ties me down. It makes me have to stay put, because … Continue reading

January 4, 2014 · Leave a comment
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