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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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A well-dressed middle-aged man wearing a lanyard with ID knocked on my door. "Hello, we are conducting spalling concrete works over the weekend and we are here to do a pre-inspection." "May I see your authorization letter? Are you from... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at mrbrown.com
Tat Chuan sells it.
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Bukit Batok has a new tourist attraction... Continue reading
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LTA launches a taxi app that lets you see available taxis around you… but does not let you book taxis. Slow clap. LTA Can't-Book-a-Taxi taxi app: "Hey look, another available taxi you can't book! Hey look, another available taxi you... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at mrbrown.com
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Saw this in my Camera Roll the other day. That's not a good look for me. Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2014 at mrbrown.com
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Someone spotted this pigeon in the MRT t... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2014 at mrbrown.com
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I like Christmas and all but I'm not sure I'm ready to take it to the next level. [via HWZ forum user AlmondShell] Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2014 at mrbrown.com
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Kumoba-ike Pond (雲場池), also nicknamed Sw... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2014 at mrbrown.com
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Came back from vacation and went to the office today. Found some new Nerf guns sent to me. Come with me if you want to live. (Thanks, Hasbro!) Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2014 at mrbrown.com
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Over breakfast in the hotel room, I said to the wife: "Do you want some sugar with that tea? I have some sugar packets I saved from the restaurant and plane." Oh. My. Gosh. I have become my mummy. Not... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2014 at mrbrown.com
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Joy: "Look Pa, I found these free mini plastic bags from the ladies' toilet we can use for anything on our road trip." Me: "Why you take the bags for disposing women's sanit—… never mind." Turns out the little bags... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2014 at mrbrown.com
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Singapore Police pose garang-ly in front of… cans of paint belonging to graffiti vandals they caught. Fierce siol. I joke about that garang police photo but I tell you, those two German vandal morons deserve it. They thought can fly... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2014 at mrbrown.com
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This is the five-port 10.6A USB charger I use when I travel. It saves me from a lot of headaches when the hotel room has only ONE power point. But thankfully the hotel we were staying in in Paris had... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2014 at mrbrown.com
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This is our packing for a 15-Day trip to France with my brood. It is winter there so we are packing more warm clothing for the kids and the wife (we are Equator dwellers, so our bodies aren't as acclimatized... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2014 at mrbrown.com
So clever, those Europeans!
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Comet landing? Singapore aims higher! Download or listen via the Soundcloud player above or the mrbrown server below: Play "the mrbrown show: beyond the comet landing" Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2014 at mrbrown.com
Hi. Its rented out already. Thanks.
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YouTube link: http://mrbrwn.co/116j5Vz The music video of our Under Happy song. We know it isn't very pro because we shot thing on a whim and with an iPhone 6 Plus. Don't be Unhappy with us, ok? At most, be Under... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2014 at mrbrown.com
A National Workplace Happiness Survey says that Singapore's overall workplace happiness falls into the band "Under Happy", between "Unhappy" and "Happy". So we thought of Pharrell's song. And shot the whole thing on an iPhone 6 Plus. Download or listen... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2014 at mrbrown.com
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I read in the news that in a National Workplace Happiness Survey, Singapore's overall workplace happiness index is 59, which falls into the band "Under Happy", between "Unhappy" & "Happy". This made me Over Sad, so I went on Twitter... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2014 at mrbrown.com
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YouTube link: http://mrbrwn.co/1xlMBCr I meet Producer Roy Conli, Directors Don Hall and Chris Williams in Tokyo, and ask them about Big Hero 6. And I also find out what they think about our national airline. Watch the trailer here: http://youtu.be/p5oiw1Zn_Xo Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2014 at mrbrown.com
I do not know when a visit to the neighborhood GP went from an average of $28 to what is now $52. Don't fall sick in Singapore. Can die one. What went up for doctors? Rent? Staff salaries? Cost of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2014 at mrbrown.com
YouTube link: http://youtu.be/8lYRxA6RhjA I was at the red carpet of the 27th Tokyo International Film Festival, and caught a glimpse of many stars, including Arashi, Festival Muse Miki Nakatani and the team from Disney's Big Hero 6. Watch out for... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2014 at mrbrown.com
Buyer beware, when you shop in Singapore's IT paradise! Download or listen via the Soundcloud player above or the mrbrown server below: Play "the mrbrown show: case by case" Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2014 at mrbrown.com