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mrbrown
Singapore
Father of 3, Blogfather of Singapore, satirist, writer, traveler, podcaster & boss of new media company. Loves gadgets, film cameras & bicycle commuting.
Interests: anime, xbox, japanese robot toys, iphone, gba and pc gaming, writing about my country, playing with my daughters, faith and joy, and my son isaac, cycling, lord of the rings movies, mobile phones, apple macintoshes, ps3.
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Travel conversations you don't want to h... Continue reading
Posted 19 hours ago at mrbrown.com
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Sorry for the lack of updates because I'm away at the Ogasawara Islands, Japan, also known as the Bonin Islands. Internet is a little spotty. It takes 24 hours by ferry to get to the biggest island of the group,... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at mrbrown.com
It was my pleasure to stay at your ryokan, Shinji-san!
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Good grief. PM certainly gave us a scare eh? One moment he was delivering the English segment of his National Day Rally speech, then the next moment he turns pale, grips the podium and faints on stage. Ministers in the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2016 at mrbrown.com
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When you want to congratulate Joseph Schooling but you also care about national security. [Photo by Lionel Yeo] Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2016 at mrbrown.com
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In July, I spent four wonderful days wit... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2016 at mrbrown.com
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Ben-Hur 2016 was not the remake we asked for, but the remake that was made anyway. It was not a terrible film, and some of the action and better special effects were pretty good (especially the climatic chariot race and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2016 at mrbrown.com
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Dear Parents suddenly interested in sending your kids to swimming lessons after the Joseph Schooling win: Butterfly stroke very shiong one. Start them on front crawl or breaststroke first. Actually backstroke also very hard. I always don't know when to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2016 at mrbrown.com
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Kim Huat attempts to break Joseph Schooling's record. Originally recorded live on Facebook Live at the mrbrown Facebook Page. YouTube link: https://youtu.be/d8kv3CIVCGw Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2016 at mrbrown.com
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Dear Companies Who Did Diddly Squat For Joseph Schooling Before He Won His Olympic Gold, Thank you for your generous offers of free rides, free whatever, and congratulatory ads that show your product big-big. After Joseph Schooling won a Gold... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2016 at mrbrown.com
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Joseph Isaac Schooling, you are a Singapore Legend now. Our first Olympic Gold! Well done!!! Er, got Public Holiday or not ah? Dear Gahmen, we should follow the Fiji Gahmen example leh. You see? They declared Public Holiday right away... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2016 at mrbrown.com
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Maybe I went with lower expectations, but Suicide Squad wasn't bad. Not epic good, but not terrible either. It started out quite strong with the intros, like how they rounded up the squad and who caught them. But the plot... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2016 at mrbrown.com
Yes we were at the park last night haha! I heard it was a good spot and the son and sister-in-law wanted to catch some so I took him there. Not bad. Happy to see the park so popular now.
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mrbrown asks the nation to unite and catch them all, on Singapore's 51st Birthday. YouTube link: https://youtu.be/F4CVtT00bes Soundcloud audio: Lyrics by mrbrown Performed by mrbrown Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2016 at mrbrown.com
I never underestimate the intelligence or the scholarship of my readership. :)
Toggle Commented Aug 3, 2016 on NAC Bin Centre at mrbrown.com
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Ah I see. I apologize. That was the news reports said. I shall amend it.
Toggle Commented Aug 1, 2016 on NAC Bin Centre at mrbrown.com
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(Photo by Yahoo Singapore) There was quite a big stink when the Auditor-General’s Office (AGO) mentioned the National Arts Council bin centre for Victoria Theatre and Victoria Concert Hall, in its annual audit. The NAC Bin Centre cost the NAC... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2016 at mrbrown.com
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Both kinds of flashes can be used for high-speed sync.
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May the All-Blessings Be Upon Your Endeavor!
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Kim Huat, lover of public libraries, reads the Stupid Forum Letter of the Day. Audio link: https://anchor.fm/w/a2c2bf Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2016 at mrbrown.com
Yes. See #25.
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Go forth and copy and adapt as you see fit, fellow All-Parent. All the best in your parental endeavors.
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Low crime doesn't mean no crime. YouTube link: https://youtu.be/CWWTCcYFfaU Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2016 at mrbrown.com
Ah. Those were also mentioned in another briefing. Hahaha!
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And so it came to pass, that a tween son and a tween daughter finally received their (pre-loved) iPhones tied to the All-Father’s Family Sharing account. At the iPhone Handing Over Ceremony, the All-Father read out the Rules and Regulations... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2016 at mrbrown.com
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