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Libraries are our Friend

Libraries eventually will all be phased out as information becomes available in digital forms. This institution will all serve as repositories of physical books. One day,  we’ll just borrow digital facsimile online (Google’s on it with GoogleBooks). There will be no need for a visit. And so, enjoy them while they’re still around. Arguably the […]

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Books and Toponymics…

My favorite place to visit here in Singapore is their National Library. I envy Singaporeans for having such an impressive public library system. Every time I drop by, all the library tables are crowded. This goes to show that they succeeded in cultivating a reading culture. The National Library of Singapore have branches island wide. […]

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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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