¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Book Review: Tuesdays with Morrie

Tuesdays with Morrie is written like a fictionally story, eloquently told. Yet, it is actually a true story, a non-fiction book, written by Mitch...


The Best Way to Transfer/Remit USD to SGD in Singapore

I have always look for ways to send money from my US bank to Singapore, and at last I have found 2 great ways....


How Newborn with Jaundice is Treated in Singapore

UPDATE JAN-2020: My 2nd child is born and experienced the same. This is what you should know about jaundice in 2020. tl:dr ? Jaundice...


Hardcopy is More Genuine than Softcopy - that's what SingPost thinks

I went to SingPost Sembawang branch today to renew my road tax, happily showing them a PDF of my car insurance on my MacBook,...


The Evil Obstetrician

Here is a story about the evil doctor who delivered our baby. Long story short: Our obstetrician hide from us about his traveling schedule,...


Baby Kate is born!

Our very first baby - 王悦涵 Kate - is born on 13 Aug 2015! Welcome to our world, sweetie! It has been 5 days,...


人生三重界---看山不是山,看水不是水

宋代禅宗大师青原行思提出参禅的三重境界: 参禅之初,看山是山,看水是水; 禅有悟时,看山不是山,看水不是水; 禅中彻悟,看山仍然山,看水仍然是水。 At my 30s, I do realize this 3 stages is true. Just a few examples. Bags I used to carry...


DBS Vickers Trading Online - Review and Goodbye!

I setup a DBS Vickers account way back in 2010, when it is probably one of better trading platform in Singapore. But for 5...


Book Review: Nurture Shock

Nurture Shock: New Thinking About Children offers an alternative view to parenting. If you are worried that your kid is too focused on playing...


In Remembrance of Zixin

Zixin is a childhood friend whom I have known for 20 over years. Unfortunately, a week ago, he had a bike accident and has...


Book Review: Tribal Leadership

When I was kid, I thought if I were to be a boss one day, I would call it a “tribe”, instead of a...


Book Review: How to Win Friends

Picked up this book by Dale Carnegie, which was first published in 1936, and continued to be a top notch book on self improvement....


How to setup Apple TV with an AV Receiver to play the perfect audio

FOREWORD: This is pretty dry post on my journey as I discover how audio is played on my home theatre system. Setting up an...


Year in Review #31

Today, it’s that time of the year again. I am now 2 to the power of 5. I did my “first review” 2 years...


Our App at Battle Hack 2015

I joined Paypal-organized hackathon in Singapore, with an idea after knowing I will soon become a father. I usually go solo in hackathon, but...


Remembering Mr Lee Kuan Yew

This Monday morning was especially gloomy, as our founding father passed away. But as Sir Terry Pratchett once said: No one is actually dead...


Brain Rules for Baby

Couple of years ago, I read Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School. It was an excellent self-help...


Singapore Tax Calculator 2015

Last year I created a spreadsheet calculator to know how much tax to pay. This year, with SG50 Jubilee tax rebate, I edited the...


Birthday Present for Wife

First photo of the little one @ 8 weeks old Dear wife, You wanted a 潜力股 (stocks with good investment) as birthday present. So...


I bought a used car without going through car dealers

Renovating a house didn’t bankrupt me. Wedding and a honeymoon didn’t bankrupt me. Buying a (used) car - it did. Well, only because I...