Month: January 2004

Burning issues

Today marks the first year that I have wilfully NOT visited the family temple and graves, for ancestor worship and burning paper money. Last year I thought I’d tag along just to help clean up the weeds and sweep away the dirt on my great-grandparents’ graves. However I soon realised that everyone who was going …

Give me an ‘A’…

There was an interview on Newsradio 93.8FM this evening with a spokesperson from a visually impaired association in Singapore. I didn’t catch most of it, but my ears did prick up when they mentioned online text readers and how there is so much we can do to improve online accessibility for these people. Duh, it’s …

Re-filed

Well, the e-filing saga has ended (so I hope) thanks to a few telephone conversations with the Income Tax folks. I produced my print records, and they waived the fee. Hallelujah! Thanks anyhow to the kind souls who offered their help. My plight was reported to a senior IRAS official, who happens to be a …

Closest Thing To Heaven

Check out the new single from Tears For Fears (Real/Windows Media). It might not be a mind-blowing smash hit, but it is quite easy on the ear. The pace and rhythm are very much like Sowing the Seeds of Love, down to the ‘air drum’ effects and hand clapping. I don’t quite like the repetitive …