Happy Father’s Day

7wordsandpictures00_450_190x272_6743c1842815 June 2014 – With Two Special Men in Mind…

Fri: Words and Pictures***school English teacher laments his students’ obsession with social media and good grades rather than engaging with the power of the written word. A one-time literary star, Jack has not published in years filling his time with drink versus the art of language. He meets his match in Dina – a painter and new teacher on campus, who was once celebrated for her art…


Sat: tourist guiding Sue&Niall (Les classmate from Blackrock and UCD/Ireland). Fullerton Heritage Gallery at Fullerton Hotel with their display of teddy-bears for the World-Cup, SIN River with the New Generation,




Some SIN scenes from tourist guiding ending with dinner at East Coast Lagoon Food Village. Crowded night and had to wait for a table.

19672008Sun: Happy Father’s Day to all fathers with special thoughts and fond memories of my father (1911-1996) who would have turned 103 today and to L&M grandfather (1923-2008) who would have turned 91 today.


Summer Palace***at Regent Hotel for dim sum lunch, tkx to Ivy&Les. Tasteful display of the lobster dumplings and was told that you can buy those little basket with handles in Chinatown.


Appreciations to Hafiz for showing us that there is still a kampong/village existing. Built in 1956, Kampong Lorong Buangkok in Hougang is the last surviving kampong in mainland SIN.


Hot and stifling afternoon in Punggol Point Park – felt like my head was popping into bits, thank goodness for AC car. How am I going to pull thru’ this summer?? Too hot to explore but do not remember the white building where House of Seafood during the previous visit…


Every father should remember that one day his son will follow his example instead of his advice – Kettering                   

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