Monthly Archives: March 2013

Public Smoking

Ape’s a smoker. No doubts about it. Ape doesn’t encourage anyone to pick up smoking though. It’s an expensive and unhealthy habit. Please don’t tell ape to quit smoking… ok, ok, you can but don’t nag on it. Ape takes … Continue reading

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Are Captains Trained Enough?

Ape was on a  SMRT public bus and made an enquiry on the bus fare to be paid in cash. Bus Captain was a foreign bus driver from the land of ape’s ancestors. She whipped up a chart to check. … Continue reading

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More Childcare And Elderly Care May Be Required

Ape read 2 posts and found some relations to what ape has been thinking. In the post by Yee Jenn Jong, he lauded the efforts by MOE to have more after school care in schools. Also, in the recent Budget … Continue reading

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Good Bye Mr Fish

Ape learnt with sadness that the author of Feed Me To The Fish, more affectionately known as Mr Fish, has left us to be at peace with the Maker. Mr Fish is supposedly an elderly blogger who was ‘sick and … Continue reading

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RC – What It Stands For

“The Residents’ Committees (RCs) were introduced in 1978 to promote neighbourliness, racial harmony and community cohesiveness amongst residents within their respective RC zones in Housing and Development Board (HDB) estates. Run by residents for residents, RCs also work closely with … Continue reading

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Charity And Volunteerism

Yes. It’s that time of the week where you’ll find our streets lined with volunteers and students holding tin containers or bags going ‘Hi, would you like to donate?’ Whenever ape is particularly testy, the respond would be ‘For what? … Continue reading

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More And Faster Workers Is More Productive?

(Disclaimer:  Ape is not affiliated in any way and neither is this post directed to the cafeteria in picture) Weekend. Lunch. Heartland shopping centre. 1 cashier. 3 or 4 kitchen crew. 1 server cum table cleaner. 30-40 sests. Full house. … Continue reading

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