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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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My oldest daughter, I saw you standing a... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at mrbrown.com
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Having my first Chinese meal since I came to the US last week. Whenever I come to San Francisco, I must visit Washington Bakery and Restaurant at Washington Street, Chinatown. The food is good and affordable, especially the breakfast and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2016 at mrbrown.com
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It is hard to believe that it is already the 27th Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) for Apple. Besides me, more than 5,000 attended the conference to find out what Apple will do for watchOS, tvOS, iOS and macOS. Yes, OS... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2016 at mrbrown.com
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Our civil servants will have the Internet cut off from their computers in May next year. Because we Smart Nation. Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2016 at mrbrown.com
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Today I remember the day we lost and then found Faith. In fact, every year, on this day, I give thanks for that day, when friends and strangers rallied around our family, to look for Faith who got lost in... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2016 at mrbrown.com
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What is this, I can't even… Let me tell you what was MY ex-teacher mother's Killer Strategy for making me study hard when I was a kid: She gave me her Killer Look. Also known as "If you don't study... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2016 at mrbrown.com
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Minister Midas Jin Jue Lui weighs in on the Singlish debate. Anchor link: https://anchor.fm/w/a10d8e Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2016 at mrbrown.com
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Kim Huat gets learns a lesson about littering from his niece. YoutTube link: https://youtu.be/cUP24PoIv1w Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2016 at mrbrown.com
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Two tree branches fall down and never hit anyone and never hit anything also can be news. Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2016 at mrbrown.com
Yes. It says to turn on the lights in hours of darkness. Doesnt specify what kind of lights though.
Toggle Commented May 18, 2016 on New rules for cyclists and PMD users at mrbrown.com
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Caption: The Author at OCBC Cycle in 2015. The LTA has released their Rules and Code of Conduct for cyclists and users of electric bicycles and Personal Mobility Devices (PMD). I thought all in all, this was a fairly reasonable... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2016 at mrbrown.com
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Kim Huat on Facebook Live: News of the Day, 17 May 2016. Kim Huat discusses the new entries into the Oxford English Dictionary. YouTube link: https://youtu.be/QY08VtzNIOI Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2016 at mrbrown.com
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"Papa, where we live now, is it city or countryside?" the kids asked me yesterday. I replied, "Singapore is a city state, kids. We have no countryside or suburbia. And even if we do, it will eventually become city too.... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2016 at mrbrown.com
I think I took a car. But Im not sure if the 台灣好行 bus still operates there.
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This is true. But once you go brown, you never go back. Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2016 at mrbrown.com
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The kids’ mobile bills went slightly over free limit this month. I launched into a lecture on the Unholy Trinity of Mobile Phone Fees that telcos love to charge you for, when you overuse any one of them: Voice, SMS... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2016 at mrbrown.com
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Minister Midas Jin Jue Lui addresses the nation after the Bukit Batok By-Election. Anchor link: https://anchor.fm/w/a06840 Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2016 at mrbrown.com
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If Murali wins, I am leaving the country. If Chee wins, I am leaving the country. This is not a political post. I just want to travel. Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2016 at mrbrown.com
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Son: "Why can't we go out today?" Me: "You have to revise for exams." Son: "Then what's the use of Labour Day?" Me: "Work. Because that's what Labour means." Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2016 at mrbrown.com
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My return SQ flight from Hong Kong was a full flight but for the May movie selection (which was released a few days early), there was Deadpool, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, and Spotlight. All movies with monsters in them.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2016 at mrbrown.com
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Romance, something our marriage thrives on, as demonstrated in this exchange on my iPhone this morning… (Top photo kindly taken by Tedd Jong Wei, taken at gala of The Huntsman: Winter's War, Universal Studios Singapore) Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2016 at mrbrown.com
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True story: Friend received a call from her bank's Relationship Manager saying she needed to update her particulars. Then the RM proceeded to ask her if she had changed HER. DATE. OF. BIRTH. And yes, my friend called the bank... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2016 at mrbrown.com
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Listening to the bus announcements on a Lantau Island bus. Anchor link: https://anchor.fm/w/9fa038 Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2016 at mrbrown.com
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I'll be here in Hong Kong for a few days. Just attended the IFA Global Press Conference (GPC) in Hong Kong, and the opening of Consumer Electronics China in Shenzhen. This year, the IFA GPC was held outside of Europe... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2016 at mrbrown.com
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Conversations with my youngest daughter. Anchor link: https://anchor.fm/w/9F2E3E Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2016 at mrbrown.com