3 Off Days

3 Off Days

On my first week of work, I was lucky to have 3 straight off days from last Saturday to this week's Monday for a proper rest. It has bee...

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A Punet of Strawberries

A Punet of Strawberries

My 4th off day today and I went to the wet market with my mother for breakfast and grocery shopping. Finally, I pestered my mother to buy t...

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They All Start With 'Pa-' anyway, right?

Yesterday (26 Sept), the phone rang and it was a call-in enquiry from a customer who was looking for a book title. I picked up the phone and...

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Colleagues At Page One

Colleagues At Page One

This is Desmond, who started work earlier than me by close to 2 months. Ever patient and always not having enough time to teach me new thin...

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Is that Kanji, Hiragana or Katakana??

Is that Kanji, Hiragana or Katakana??

Whenever I see vehicles (bikes or cars) with Japanese characters on it, I always wondered who was the original culprit who pasted Japanese ...

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Same Name But Not The Same Person

Same Name But Not The Same Person

Yes, it's Taufiq hard at work and no, this has nothing to do with Singapore Idol 3 or 4 or 5.... At my previous work place, there was t...

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D-I-Y At Home

D-I-Y At Home

A photo of my mother doing a D-I-Y facial. Just because you are getting on with age doesn't mean you shouldn't take care of yoursel...

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More Collectibles And Goodies From My Stash

More Collectibles And Goodies From My Stash

Your Eyes Only You have to buy the Japanese version of this illustration book of Chobits by CLAMP, only then can you get your hands on th...

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Before I Sleep...

Before I Sleep...

Before I sleep at night, I must always light a scented incense stick. Actually, it was my mother who started this New Age/Incense sticks th...

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Yummy Dill Chips

Yummy Dill Chips

I was browsing around Giant Hypermart looking for this pickled cucumbers when I came across a very rude old man asking about some powdered ...

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Coochi... Coochi... Pochi...

Coochi... Coochi... Pochi...

I took this photo on my second day of work. I was still down with gastric flu but without the migraine and was feeling particularly bored. ...

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In The Midst Of Work

In The Midst Of Work

Before I officially start work, there are some staff manual I have to read through. Namely: 1. Store Sales Operations Manual 2. Store Sal...

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Starting Work

Starting Work

Presenting to you... Fist Of Page One... Well, almost. You see, if Japan has Fist Of The North Star , Singapore should at least have a simi...

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Goodie Bag

Goodie Bag

Yes, I am a sucker for free goodie bags cos you never know what's inside. For this goodie bag which my brother came back home with, it c...

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Roast Duck For Dinner

Don't ask me what's the ocassion, I really don't know? But what I know is, I am definitely helping myself to another bowl of...

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Anything? Whatever...

Anything? Whatever...

One reason why I don't like surprises when it comes to food and drinks. I didn't realise I got the carbonated version and was eager...

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Ouba: The Online Version

Ouba: The Online Version

Currently playing this game on GameHouse right now, so I forgot to post. New postings will be available a.s.a.p on 18 September, meanwhil...

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Learning 日本語

Learning 日本語

Learning Japanese language is not as easy as it looks, just typing one romanji word into my browser can throw up so many different kanji cha...

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Gundam Seed Figurines [キヤラプツチ]

Gundam Seed Figurines [キヤラプツチ]

Prologue: It is the Cosmic Era of 0070. After the "Bloody Valentine" incident, the factions of Earth and PLANT plunge into seriou...

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So Now What, Japan?

I flipped through the newspaper (old and outdated by half a month) just the other day and read a report on an up-and-coming rising Japanese ...

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Page One at Vivo City

Page One at Vivo City

Yeah! Next Wednesday, I'll be starting work at Page One Vivo City... as a Cashier!! Hell, I love books!!

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Late Night Supper

Late Night Supper

This was my late night supper a couple of hours ago. A couple of years back, there was this certain part of Zhenghua Town that was featured...

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Balek Kampung

Balek Kampung

This was taken the same morning as the Sleepy Head post, except this was the family on the way home from the wet market. I was really lagg...

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Really Pissed Me Off!

Well, lately in Singapore, there have been quite a number of newspaper reports about bus fares going up. I mean, is it really necessary in t...

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Sleepy Head

Sleepy Head

I woke up in the middle of the night with the intention of setting the alarm in my mobile phone. But, I ended up holding the phone and wron...

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What's Your Inner Japanese Geisha's Personality Like?

What's Your Inner Japanese Geisha's Personality Like?

You are a Popular Geisha! You would rather die than live any other life but a Geisha's. You love to attend parties and engagements, an...

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Mythical World Of Atlantis

Mythical World Of Atlantis

Was Atlantis an island in the Mediterranean or in a volcanic lake in the Andes? Was it a continent in the Atlantic Ocean or a mountain in A...

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Cute Little Boy Next Door...

Cute Little Boy Next Door...

Yes, the cute little boy next door strikes again. Here, he is proudly showing off his collection of tennis balls which he used to play a...

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My Beloved Night Light

My Beloved Night Light

My night light's name is Spöka and he originated from Sweden. But I bought him back from Ikea at Queenstown area a couple of donkey yea...

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Ventolin Inhaler

Ventolin Inhaler

I know, I am very naughty so I have to depend on a Ventolin Inhaler. But I have a burning question in my mind: How come I didn't have a...

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Stuffs I Adore

Stuffs I Adore

I use the Page One membership card to buy books like supernatural incidents, folk lores, old wives tales. At Page One, they called the occu...

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For today...

For today...

No, that's not poster colors or the like of it. It's lychee-flavoured jelly/gelatine. You can use an ice cube tray to make the j...

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Eat On This Ship

Eat On This Ship

As the previous company which I worked for originated from Hong Kong, one of my PT staffs happened to see this beautiful ship and asked:...

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Boy Next Door

Boy Next Door

The cute little boy living opposite my flat. My father gave him some cookies to eat, but he dropped the cookie on the floor. And it happ...

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