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Thursday, July 31, 2008

Lots and lots of eggs..

Spotted at a 'wet market'. A truck with lots of eggs inside. They are huge too!
Was told one 'crate' of it cost $4, much cheaper than buying from supermarkets. Fresher too!



Do you like eggs? How do you like it done? I like eggs with runny yolks! ;-)

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Hermès

Does the Hermès stores in Singapore has a statue on top of the store? I don't know. I got to get to town to check it out again. This photo I took had the tree blocking it.



Why did I ask? Because Hermès in Paris, Sydney, New York City has the statue of a horseman on a horse on the roof top. It's the logo of Hermès.

Check out these Daily Photo bloggers sites to view the statue.
Eric of Paris
Peter of Paris
Natalie of Sydney
Ming of New York City

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

ERP Charges display...

People are complaining about paying more for ERP with the addition of more gantries recently.

Did you notice that the ERP gantries seems to have changed recently too.

Here is how it looked previously (opens up a new screen/tab)
The gantry just tells you if it is in operation.

The pricing is on a separate board as shown here. (opens up a new screen/tab)
To know the charges, you read it from a separate board.


To make things easier, they have merged the two, and this is the new ERP gantry. I think this was started on 7 July.



You will also noticed the charges ends at 7:55 pm for this one. The charges changes from 7:55 pm. From 7:55 PM to 8:00 PM, the charges changes to 50 cents. Looks like a 50 cents discount is introduced in the last 5 minutes.

Monday, July 28, 2008

David. Covered but not really covered. (PG)

"Surrounding David" by Titarubi.
See the famous David like you have never seen him before.




Until 11 August 2008. Free admission. At the National Museum of Singapore.

For more info, visit these websites:
National Museum Website
Uniquely Singapore Website

Sunday, July 27, 2008

National Museum of Singapore. oh how colourful...

I only took 9 photos of the transformation. For each change you got to wait 5 mins. My legs were tired. ;-)

Can you spot the big butterfly?



This looks like a chalk board.



Hmm batik?



Hope you enjoyed it. I wonder how many different patterns are there...

Saturday, July 26, 2008

National Museum of Singapore changes 'skin'...

More photos from yesterday...

It looks like a jungle out there!



Creepy crawlies..



Red walls..



The 'skin' changes every 5 mins or so. The crowd just gives out a loud 'wow' everytime a new 'skin' appears. Fascinating!

Friday, July 25, 2008

National Museum of Singapore transforms..

Part of the Singapore Night Festival, the National Museum put on 'skins'.
Wonder how the National Museum looks like normally? Click here.

Light installation by The Electric Canvas. From 7.30 PM - 11.00 PM. Until 3 August 2008.








Showing you 9 of the 'skins' over 3 days. You should get down to the National Museum and Singapore Art Museum to see the real thing and be absolutely be in awe.

Thursday, July 24, 2008

Gigantic hole in the ground..

This is one of the many big holes you can find in Singapore now. The on-going construction of the "Circle Line" mass rapid transit.



I would like to congratulate one colleague who just given birth yesterday. We visited her today at the hospital. Mother and baby's well and the baby is so cute.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Escalators....

Is it what I think it is? Escalators that's open air and faces the street.




I think it might be enclosed with an outer layer later. But it would be fun to ride on an escalator that I can see the streets from up high. ;-)

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Monday, July 21, 2008

Traffic light crowd. Seem to be staring at me.

I was standing at the traffic junction. Took out my camera to snap the people opposite.



Hmm.. just look at how many eyes are staring at me? Yikes!
It is as if I have incur their wrath!

Sunday, July 20, 2008

The Human Race 10K

Saw this banner on building.



Wondered what it was and decided to find out.
How interesting.. 1 Day, 1 Million Runners, 25 Cities, 25 Top Musical Acts.

Visit here for more info.

Anyone going for this run?

Saturday, July 19, 2008

Flags on Post

Banners along main streets in Singapore. NDP08.



You can find out more about NDP08 at http://www.ndp.org.sg/

Friday, July 18, 2008

The Flag's Up....

The Singapore's Flag's appearing everywhere. This country's National Day is on the 9th August.



You can see patriotic business and households flying the flag. This is spotted on Orchard Road.

Thursday, July 17, 2008

Sooner or later.... and now its confirmed...

One of the City Shopper bus service passes our home. Whenever sis and I take this service, there's never been more than 5 people in the bus. We have always wondered how long it will survive. Yesterday we saw this message posted.



We liked the service, we only pay $3.30 flat rate and it gets us to Orchard Road in just 20 minutes. Compared to paying over $10 for a taxi ride to the same destination. Oh well... tata....

Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Recycle your chairs...

This truck owner sure is innovative. Taking and old chair, saw off its long legs, and use it to sit on the back of his pick-up truck.



I wonder if someone sitting on it will topple over? I think the one at the furthest end looks the most comfortable!

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

NUS Commencement...

Congratulations to those who had their Commencement this week.



Have been seeing so many people posting and sharing their Commencement photos on Facebook.

Monday, July 14, 2008

Scaring the birds.

We were naughty. Just to take a photo, we made some loud noise, and the birds flew up.



Should not have done it, remembered that these birds might carry flu with them. Arrghh... LOL..

Sunday, July 13, 2008

To feed or not to feed?

Seen on the back street or a restaurant. The restaurant owner has been feeding the birds.



Do you think the birds should be fed?

Saturday, July 12, 2008

Cooking with flames....

Our friends visited us from Australia. She insists we meet up at places with local food.



We had Satay. Delicious!

Friday, July 11, 2008

Seen washing...

Seen when we were going for lunch today..



Cleaners cleaning the building exterior.

Thursday, July 10, 2008

Let the little children come to me....

The design on the wall catches your eye?
Doesn't it look like little birds or butterflies?



This is Pei Hwa Presbyterian Primary School.
I think the design looks good on its white wall.




My cousin is one of the little children that attends this school. :-)

Wednesday, July 09, 2008

Drooling is permitted. Dripping is not.

These pictures are more than 1 week old. But I thought it was interesting. Everyone seems to be peeping inside this big box along Orchard Road.



I did too. :-)



It was the advertisement for the newly relaunched Magnum ice cream.
I think my sis is more interested in shoes than the ice cream. LOL...

Tuesday, July 08, 2008

GSS - Not the Great Singapore Sale

Seen on 3 Orchard Road. For the rest of Orchard Road, GSS stands for the Great Singapore Sale.



But for 3 Orchard Road, GSS means God Saves Souls.

Monday, July 07, 2008

The Over Achiever

Yesterday was Youth Sunday. The Youth at our church had a 'display' of several typical youths nowadays.




Are you what this sign says?




Have a good week ahead.

Sunday, July 06, 2008

Do monkeys eat bread?

I am not sure of the answer, but this sign in a certain park in Singapore seems to suggest that. As far as i know, monkeys usually eat bananas, some fruits and nuts. Not sure about bread though.



If you venture into most parks or reservoirs in Singapore, you would see a sign like this. If you are caught feeding the monkeys, a fine of $500 will be imposed.

Have a good week ahead! And smile :)

Saturday, July 05, 2008

A Night Under the Stars with Agapella

Last night, Momo and I went to the rooftop of YMCA Orchard Rd to an event called "A Night Under the Stars with Agapella".

I got the invite through Facebook. A friend who is part of the group sent the invite. They are a very talented bunch of people who are using their voice to spread the Good News. They are also Singapore's largest acapella group.



Want to hear how they sound?
This is a youtube clip that they put up, it's them doing a rendition of Canon in D.



You can find out more about them at: www.agapella.net

Friday, July 04, 2008

"Guarded" vending machine

I was laughing at this vending machine when i saw it. First it was grilled up like anyone would have the strength to carry it away. Then i saw the top, it has a shelter over it!


This vending machine as spotted at a park in the west. Does your city have vending machines in the park?

Thursday, July 03, 2008

Prototype Glasshouse Complex

This building is a research facility by the National Parks Board (NParks). This is used to test the growing conditions of plants from various parts of the world. This research will produce data for 2 cooled conservatories that will be built on the Marina Bay



There were many pretty plants in the glasshouse :)
More information can be found here: http://www.greenmark.sg/public/greenmark/en/features/prototype_glasshouse.html

Wednesday, July 02, 2008

Catch a bird?

Yesterday's monthly theme photo was on "No" signs. How about another one? :)




Thought this is quite funny. Would any one grab a bird with their bare hands? The bird would have flew away! ;)

Tuesday, July 01, 2008

DP Monthly Theme Photo for June 2008

It's the City Daily Photo Theme Day again. The theme this month is "No" sign.

This sign has no "No" word on it, but looking at the sign, you know what it tells you to do. Signs can tell so much, even for people who cannot read.





Join the rest of my fellow Daily Photo bloggers around the world. Check out how they interpret the theme. Photos might display at different time of the day depending on their time zone.

Click here to view thumbnails for all participants

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