Monthly Archives: May 2012

No U-Turn Syndrome (NUTS) by Sim Wong Hoo [1999]

Excerpts from No U-Turn Syndrome (NUTS) Chaotic Thoughts from the Old Millenium by Sim Wong Hoo (Emphasis Mine. – Visa) Introduction: In the US, when there is no sign on the road, it means that you can make a U-turn. … Continue reading

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Junior College sucked for me.

It occurs to me that there are quite a few JC students who read my blog. Someone linked to one my articles, writing “I wish my parents would read this.” Which makes me relize that there are some students in … Continue reading

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Why Singapore will transcend PAP super-dominance

The British transformed Singapore from a sleepy fishing town to a bustling trading port- but we eventually had to transcend them to move forward. What about the PAP? It’s always interesting how you have ideas like “literacy is the path … Continue reading

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Book Recommendation: Soul Made Flesh

Today’s Recommendation: Soul Made Flesh: The Discovery of the Brain–and How it Changed the World It’s a fascinating story about progress and discovery. This book taught me something about about success, about power play, about politics and about passion. It … Continue reading

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W5D3: Meeting With Sister

I did a bit of studying today- some general Economics revision, and some Probability when it comes to Mathematics. I have a long way to go. I should get started on other familiar things like Binomials and Mathematical Induction, and … Continue reading

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W5D2: Stand-up Comedy

Today I did something for the first time- I performed stand up comedy. I was terrified. I mean, I’ve been on stage many times before for many different reasons, but never specifically to tell jokes to an audience who came … Continue reading

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W5D1: A Beautiful Morning

This morning is beautiful, not because of anything intrinsic about the day itself, but because of the way I have begun it. And despite what some writers might say about beginning each day as a new day, today’s beginning is … Continue reading

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