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Aguinaldo and the red house over yonder…

After months of searching.  That “red mansion” where Aguinaldo met with Consul Pratt is elusive as ever. So somebody, please, help! River Valley was said to be the location of that historic meeting between Aguinaldo and Pratt. Trouble is that this street stretches from the foot of Fort Cunning and ends somewhere near the SGH […]

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For all you classic Southern Rock fans…

Awesome documentary from the BBC about a bunch of amazing redneck bands that changed rock n’ roll forever. They made all America want to be rednecks! Why the likes of Duane and Ronnie had to die young. Only God knows. Who can ever forget that classic “Sweet Home Alabama” riff! But by ’79, the year […]

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Old Islamic Enclave in Singapore

I saw a poster of the Sultan Mosque (locally known as Masjid Mosque) in the mall and found it wonderfully enchanting. A heritage Mosque in a middle of a bustling city. National day is just around the corner here in Singapore and the government has been heavily promoting heritage structures that represents the different groups and faith […]

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Reading Initiatives, just as important

Filipinos use to read books but years of failed educational policies have contributed to Filipinos losing access to the most basic learning material. Books. I feel that the youth gave up on books. Everything is read on line these days. Books are largely ignored and the only people interested in them are the older generation […]

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One Morning in Changi Museum

Growing up hearing stories about WWII, and reading about it, I learned that nothing good ever comes from wars as a child. Its a simple thought. With all the suffering and misery the wars has caused us, you’d think that we have learned to avoid it. I recently visited the Changi museum and it brought […]

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