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Sapiens - a Brief History of Humankind

I never liked history in school, but this is the best history book I have ever read. Sapiens, by Yuval Noah Harari, is a...


DJI Spark - Guide for first time drone users

I bought my first ever drone, Spark Fly Combo at $749, inclusive of shipping to Singapore! I am pretty good with gadgets. Yet, there...


Sell Your Car Directly, with Carro

I recently sold my Peugeot 207, without selling to oppressive car dealers. When I bought the car 2 years ago, I bought it directly...


Everything I Never Told You

This is a story about a family of 5, and it begins with the elder daughter found dead in the lake. Lydia has committed...


Fundsupermart Platform Fee Is a Killer

My investment journey started in 2008 when I realized that the Investment Linked Policy (ILP) I bought is a bad mix of investment +...


Year in Review #33

32 is the year of having a newborn. 33 is the year of witnessing the germination of our seed (: Kate Our world now...


You Should NOT Buy a GoPro Hero 5 in 2017

Over the weekend, I almost spent $299.99 USD on a GoPro HERO5 Session. Lucky I did not. Let me tell you why. The promotion...


When Breath Becomes Air

The title already tells you what this book is about – a story about dying. There is much familarity of this to the stories...


Meditations by Marcus Aurelius

In the books by Ryan Holiday, he often borrowed philosophy from Marcus Aurelius, the Roman Emperor. You may well say Ryan Holiday based his...


Skip Your Breakfast to Live Longer & Healthier

I adopted a new diet – skipping breakfast, time-restricted feeding, and intermittent fasting. You might not be familiar with the feeding and fasting, but...


How to Reduce Income Tax

It’s end of the year, the best time to prepare and plan for the tax you need to pay for the year. You have...


McDonald Monopoly Rare Property in Singapore

Yes, the game is back! Each prize has 1 rare property, as follows: Sentosa Cove M631 – CITROËN C4 worth $55,000 River Valley road...


Obstacle Is the Way

After reading Ego is the Enemy, I picked up another of Ryan Holiday best seller - Obstacle is the Way. Ryan admits: Nothing is...


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Ego Is The Enemy

This is a great self improvement book that all should read. Ego always lurks within us, and we need to fight. Ryan Holiday has...


Critical Thinking & Socratic Questioning

I have never knew what critical thinking really means. A reading on the role of socratic questioning gives me great insight. How I wish...


Piano Lesson for Beginner - by an Adult Noob

It has been my dream to play piano. At last, I am picking up the skill, at the age of 33. I am self...


Review of Ocean Dolphin Water Filter System

I was in for a shock when I was back home – my mum bought a water filter system for $888! This Ocean Dolphin...


Kate Turns One

We celebrated Kate’s first birthday this month, with not just 1 birthday cake, but 2! It is a big milestone, for her, and us....


Bee Hive in Our Garden

I was curious of a hive-like structure hanging on the tree just outside my windows. So using my 150mm superzoom len, I took a...